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Form & content : the books of the American private presses today: PB 23-2004

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Form & content : the books of the American private presses today


Author: Lerner, Abe
Publisher: Angelica Press
Designer: Grastorf, Dennis J.
Printer: Wightman, Gary R.
Printer: Amity Press




By Abe Lerner

"An address delivered at a small dinner of the Grolier Club, New York, January 30, 1979"--Prelim. p. [5].

[6], 9, [1] p ; 23 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1979


"This Keepsake for friends of The Angelica Press was designed by Dennis J. Grastorf. The typeface is Linotype Garamond No. 3 printed on Ingres Antique paper by Gary R. Wightman at The Amity Press. 500 copies were made ..."--Colophon. Museum has copy copy 99, with an inscription to John Dreyfus from the author: "for John from Abe 9.24.79". In brown card wrapper.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 23-2004
Primary reference Number: 118325
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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