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A book of scripts: PB 10-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A book of scripts


Author: Fairbank, Alfred
Publisher: Penguin Books



Revised and enlarged ed. Pelican book ; 973
44 p., 80 p. of pls. : facs. ; 20 cm.
Vera Law's copy presented to her by the author - inscription on p.[1], With manuscript notes by her.

Place(s) associated

  • Harmondsworth

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1968


"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.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 10-2013
Primary reference Number: 197527
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 5 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

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