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B. Franklin, inventor ...: PB 88-2004

Object information

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Titles

B. Franklin, inventor ...

Maker(s)

Compiler: Morris, Charles V.
Illustrator: DePol, John
Printer: Tommasini, A. R.
Printer: Private Press of A. R. Tommasini

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Description

[Compiled by Charles V. Morris]; wood engravings by John DePol.

"This is the twenty-seventh in a series of Christmas keepsakes for the friends of A. R. T. Christmas, 1974."
Printer's presentation card lain in.
"First published as a keepsake in connection with the 1960 New York Printing Week Celebration."

39, [1] p. : col. ill. ; 14 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1974

Note

"... The type for the text is 10 point Monotype Bulmer composed by Mackenzie & Harris. Hand composition and page make-up by A. R. T. The paper for the text is Curtis Colophon, ivory. The cover is Strathmore Beau Brilliant, Del Monle Red. The presswork was done by A. R. T. on a Chandler & Price platen press. Of the 700 copies printed, 120 copies have been reserved for the members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco, and are numbered from 101 to 220"--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 90. In red paper wrapper with design stamped in white on front cover; title in black on spine.

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 88-2004
Primary reference Number: 118361
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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