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The making of The Book of Common Prayer of 1928: PB 17-2003

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The making of The Book of Common Prayer of 1928


Author: Hutner, Martin
Publisher: Chiswick Book Shop
Printer: Colish Press
Kelly, Jerry
Printer: Merrymount Press
Writer: Dreyfus, John



Issued in slipcase - includes leaflet advertising the publication of the book. Has pencil annotations by John Dreyfus and typed note glued on back endpage.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1990


"285 copies ... printed ... at A. Colish Press, Inc. Typography by Jerry Kelly".

"Accompanied by an original leaf printed on vellum at the Merrymount Press" [p. 31-32 "Evening Prayer" - affixed to blank leaf].

Components of the work

Support composed of paper (fibre product) ( xvi, 75, [1] p., 24 pages of plates)

Materials used in production

Vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 17-2003
Primary reference Number: 94061
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 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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