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"To colour thought": PB 73-2004

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"To colour thought"


Author: Baskin, Leonard
Publisher: Yale University. Library
Printer: Officina Bodoni
Printer: Mardersteig, Giovanni
Printer: Meriden Gravure Company
Calligrapher: Pontes, Crimilda
Binder (person): Officina Bodoni Bindery



"Lecture ... originally delivered on the occasion of the opening of the Graphic Arts Collection in the Yale University Library on May 9, 1966."

With prospectus laid in.

27 p : illus., facsims ; 25 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • New Haven
  • Verona
  • Meriden

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1967


"... set in Giovanni Mardersteig's Dante type and printed on his hand press in three hundred numbered copies. The calligraphic half-title has been designed by Crimilda Pontes. The illustrations have been printed in collotype and offset at The Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut. Officina Bodini, Verona, September 1967"--Colophon. Half title: The graphic arts in Yale University Library. Quarter bound in leather, stamped in gold, with brown paper sides. Issued in slipcase.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 73-2004
Primary reference Number: 117553
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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