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Edward Lear: PB 163-2004

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Edward Lear


Author: Hofer, Philip
Illustrator: Lear, Edward
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Designer: Begg, John



45, [2] p : ill ; 16 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1962


"... designed by John Begg. The text was adapted from an address delivered at the Grolier Club, N. Y., on ... December 12, 1961... The illustrations have been made from original material in the Houghton Library... The text was set in 10/13 Palatino and printed by offset by Marbridge Printing Company, Inc. Of this first edition 960 copies have been set aside by the publishers for distribution to members of the Grolier Club and as Monograph No. 71 for distribution by the Typophiles'. In illustrated blue paper wrapper.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 163-2004
Primary reference Number: 118592
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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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