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To the war with Waugh: PB 24-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


To the war with Waugh


Author: St John, John
Contributor: Hollis, Christopher
Illustrator: Mackarell, Peter
Publisher: Whittington Press
Paper maker: Wookey Hole Paper Mill
Binder (person): Hunter and Foulis
Marbling: Lowndes, Charles



By John St John, with an introductory memoir by Christopher Hollis and illustrations by Peter MacKarell.
x, 55, [5] pages : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm

"This edition of 600 copies was printed by John Randle, Rosalind Randle and Charles Lowndes at Whittington Court, Gloucestershire. The type is hand-set in 12-pt Caslon, and the paper is T. H. Saunders' Mould Made Blue Laid from Wookey Hole Mill, Somerset, The line blocks were made by Craske, Vaus & Crampton Ltd, and the William Morris Willow Bough material used in the binding of the cloth copies was supplied by Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. The endpapers were marbled by Charles Lowndes, and the books were bound by Hunter & Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh."--Colophon.
Museum has copy no. 171 signed by the author.

Place(s) associated

  • Andoversford
  • Wells
  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1973


"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.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 24-2016
Primary reference Number: 208417
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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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