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The Allen Press bibliography, mcmlxxxi : produced by hand with art work, sample pages from previous editions.: PB 48-2003

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Titles

The Allen Press bibliography, mcmlxxxi : produced by hand with art work, sample pages from previous editions.

Maker(s)

Designer: Allen, Lewis
Designer: Allen, Dorothy
Publisher: Allen Press
Illustrator: Dean, Mallette

Categories

Description

91, [6] p., [24] p. of inserts : ill. (some col.) ; 37 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1981

Note

"This book is one of an edition limited to one hundred forty copies. The type faces, set by hand, are Romanée and Spectrum, with Deepdene italic for display. The all-rag paper was handmade to our specifications especially for this edition by Barcham Green & Company, England, and was printed damped on our 1846 model Columbian handpress... The cloth for the blinding is Richelieu which was hand-blocked by Fortuny at Venice, Italy ... Designed, printed, and bound by Lewis and Dorothy Allen, Greenbrae, California"--P. [5]. Signed by Lewis and Dorothy Allen May 28 1984. Title-page engraving by Mallette Dean (appeared in The Splendid Idle Forties) of a branched vine with coloured leaves - the words of the title are spaced between the branches. Quarter bound in tan cloth with vermilion and beige patterned cloth over boards. Issued in slipcase of same material as spine.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustration

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 48-2003
Primary reference Number: 94602
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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