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The story of Frederic W. Goudy: PB 47-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The story of Frederic W. Goudy


Author: Beilenson, Peter
Printer: Peter Pauper Press
Binder (person): Wolff, H.



By Peter Beilenson

Introductory note: "... written originally at the request of J. L. Frazier of the Inland Printer, Chicago, and printed serially in that magazine during the winter of 1933-1934. It was reprinted by permission (with a number of revisions by the author) in an edition of 300 copies to help celebrate Mr. Goudy's seventy-fourth birthday, March 8, 1939. It again is reprinted during the Goudy Centennial, 1965, for the many friends of F. W. G. ...".


Place(s) associated

  • Mt. Vernon

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1965


"The book was composed in Monotype Goudy Modern at the Thistle Press, printed at the Peter Pauper Press on Curtis Colophon Text and bound by H. Wolff, New York. Of the 1950 copies printed, 350 have been reserved for the Typophiles as Chap Book no. 41."--Colophon. Original rust cloth, stamped in gold.

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 47-2003
Primary reference Number: 94572
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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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