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Decorated porcelains of Simon Lissim: PB 7-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Decorated porcelains of Simon Lissim


Author: Lister, Raymond
Printer: R. I. Severs Ltd.
Publisher: Golden Head Press
Binder (person): John P. Gray and Sons



32 p., [14] leaves of plates ; 21 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Lister, Raymond


Production date: AD 1955


Manuscript note on title page: "Rough proofs and pattern binding". Printed with blank pages between text pages. Does not included plates. Newspaper cuttings tipped in, and extensive manuscript notes. Bookplate of Pamela and Raymond Lister "This edition ... is limited to 480 copies ... printed by R.I. Severs, Ltd. in 12 point Baskerville type on Basingwerk Parchment paper and bound by John P. Gray and Son, Ltd. ... Numbers 1 to 50 are specially bound in quarter leather. Numbers 51 to 480 are bound in decorated paper boards" - Preliminaries. Copy no. in this marked as being "rough proof only".

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 7-1992
Primary reference Number: 160244
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 August 2014 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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