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Homage to the book: sixteen designers: PB 119-2004

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Homage to the book: sixteen designers


Contributor: Baskin, Leonard
Contributor: Blumenthal, Joseph
Contributor: Clarke, Bert
Contributor: Crutchley, Brooke
Contributor: Eisenman, Alvin
Contributor: Ives, Norman Seaton
Contributor: Low, Joseph
Contributor: Mardersteig, Giovanni
Contributor: Matter, Herbert
Contributor: Rand, Paul
Contributor: Stinehour, Roderick D.
Contributor: Thompson, Bradbury
Contributor: Trump, Georg
Contributor: Tschichold, Jan
Contributor: Zahn, Carl
Contributor: Zapf, Hermann
Contributor: Adams, Frederick Baldwin
Publisher: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company
Publisher: Westvaco
Editor: Thompson, Bradbury



Leonard Baskin, Joseph Blumenthal, Bert Clarke [and others] ... Foreword by Frederick B. Adams, Jr

16 pieces in portfolio. illus. (part. col.) 33 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1968


Published by West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. It includes the folders by 15 designers, this 28-page booklet and the portfolio. The format ... design, selections and editing of the booklet are by Bradbury Thompson. The booklet is printed by offset lithography. The paper is Pinnacle Book Offset, Eggshell White and Natural, by Westvaco. The portfolio is covered with Interlaken book cloth stamped in gold. It is lined with paper marbleized by Cockerell, Cambridge, England."--Colophon. Adam's foreword is bound in off-white paper wrappers, printed in black; the 15 folders and foreword are contained in a brown cloth protective box, stamped in gold.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 119-2004
Primary reference Number: 118417
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 August 2015 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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