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Art deco : the books of François-Louis Schmied, artist/engraver/printer ; with recollections and descriptive commentaries on the books: PB 117-2004

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Titles

Art deco : the books of François-Louis Schmied, artist/engraver/printer ; with recollections and descriptive commentaries on the books

Maker(s)

Author: Ritchie, Ward
Designer: Ritchie, Ward
Contributor: Powell, Lawrence Clark
Publisher: Book Club of California
Printer: Premier Printing Corporation
Binder (person): Blau, Bela

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Description

By Ward Ritchie, with a preface by Lawrence Clark Powell.

Series: Book Club of California no. 184

Colophon title: François-Louis Schmied, peintre, graveur et imprimeur

49, [2] p : ill. (some col.), ports ; 24 x 32 cm

Place(s) associated

  • San Francisco

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1987

Note

"This book was designed by Ward Ritchie, and 550 copies were printed for the members of the Book Club of California by Premier Printing Corporation and bound by Bela Blau. The type is Palatino and the paper is acid-free Mohawk Superfine."--Colophon. Inscription: "For John Dreyfus from Ward Ritchie auteur/imprimeur 7/18/87." Bound in black cloth, gold stamped; orange endpapers.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 117-2004
Primary reference Number: 118459
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Art deco : the books of François-Louis Schmied, artist/engraver/printer ; with recollections and descriptive commentaries on the books" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118459 Accessed: 2024-05-18 10:35:55

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