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A book of scripts: PB 9-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A book of scripts

Maker(s)

Author: Fairbank, Alfred
Publisher: Penguin Books

Categories

Description

King penguin books ; 48
36, [3] p., 64 p. of plates : facsims. ; 19 cm. Hardback

Place(s) associated

  • Harmondsworth

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-11) by Hall, David J.

Dating

Production date: AD 1949

Note

"350 copies set in 12-point Bell and printed at Whittington on Zerkall mould-made paper. 300 copies are bound in paper printed with a design by the artist, and 50 copies are bound in quarter leather with a portfolio containing 12 of the engravings."--Colophon. Museum has copy no 150, signed by the artist. Binding: quarter rust-coloured cloth with tan paper sides. With special extending dutjacket showing panoramic view of Whittington.

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 9-2013
Primary reference Number: 197522
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 4 December 2013 Updated: Friday 28 November 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "A book of scripts" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/197522 Accessed: 2024-02-23 22:48:47

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