Skip to main content

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

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The making of The Book of Common Prayer of 1928

Maker(s)

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

Categories

Description

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1990

Note

"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

Graphite
Vellum (skin)
Ink

Techniques used in production

Handwriting
Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 17-2003
Primary reference Number: 94061
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The making of The Book of Common Prayer of 1928" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94061 Accessed: 2024-07-14 09:46:56

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94061 |title=The making of The Book of Common Prayer of 1928 |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-14 09:46:56|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-94061

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...