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Christopher Plantin: PB 44-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Christopher Plantin


Author: Sabbe, Maurits
Illustrator: Pennell, Joseph
Publisher: J.-E. Buschmann



By Maurits Sabbe ; translated from the Flemish by Alice Van Riel-Göransson ; with illustrations by Joseph Pennell


Place(s) associated

  • Antwerp

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1930


"Of this work an Edition de luxe of fifty numbered copies has been privately printed. This book is no. 276. The current edition, on simili Japan paper, limited to four hundred and fifty copies was numbered from 1 to 450"--Colophon

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Support composed of paper

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Printing ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 44-2003
Primary reference Number: 94569
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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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