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Adults alphabets : examples of English press alphabet books from the last hundred years with an alphabetical description, copious illustrations and a checklist of press alphabet books: PB 22-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Adults alphabets : examples of English press alphabet books from the last hundred years with an alphabetical description, copious illustrations and a checklist of press alphabet books

Maker(s)

Author: Blamires, David
Publisher: Hanborough Parrot
Printer: Didcot Press
Binder (person): Fine Bindery

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Description

45 pages : illustrations ; 33 cm
"... Printed litho on Zerkall mould made paper by Didcot Press. Bound by The Fine Bindery and Published by Hanborough Parrot in an edition of 85 uncoloured copies and 85 copies Pochoir coloured by Sylvia Stokeld. ..." --Colophon.
Museum has copy no. 72/160 uncoloured.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-41).

Place(s) associated

  • Oxford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016) by Stevenson, Robin Stevenson, Wendy

Dating

Production date: AD 1990

Note

"The book was designed and the letterpress was printed by Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge; it was set by The Stellar Press [Hatfield] ... the plates were selected and printed by Christopher Skelton at his Press at Wellingborough." --t.p. verso.

Privately printed - This number 70 of 230 copies.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 22-2016
Primary reference Number: 208410
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 23 February 2016 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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