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A boy at the Hogarth Press: PB 27-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A boy at the Hogarth Press


Author: Kennedy, Richard
Publisher: Whittington Press
Paper maker: Wookey Hole Paper Mill
Binder (person): Hunter and Foulis



By Richard Kennedy, illustrated by the author; with an introduction by Bevis Hillier.
xi, 87 pages, folded leaf : illustrations ; 26 cm

"This edition of 520 copies was printed by Leslie Randle, Rosalind Randle and Charles Lowndes at Whittington Court, Gloucestershire, on Columbian Press no. 1275, made in 1848. The type is 12-pt Caslon, and the paper is Mould Made from Wookey Hole Mill, Somerset. The batik cover on the cloth copies was designed by Joan Charleston and printed by Garry Savege, and the books bound by Hunter & Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh. The line blocks were made by Craske, Vaus & Crampton Ltd, and the fold-out view of the Hogarth Press was printed lithographically C. F. R. Woodward Ltd, Bath."--Colophon.
Museum has copy no. 166 signed by the author.

Place(s) associated

  • Andoversford
  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1972


"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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Support composed of paper

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 27-2016
Primary reference Number: 208424
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 25 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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