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Printing at the Whittington Press, 1972-1994 : an exhibition at the Grolier Club, New York, 28 September--18 November 1994: PB 74-2003

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Titles

Printing at the Whittington Press, 1972-1994 : an exhibition at the Grolier Club, New York, 28 September--18 November 1994

Maker(s)

Contributor: Dreyfus, John
Contributor: Randle, John
Contributor: Batty, Mark
Publisher: International Typeface Corporation
Publisher: Grolier Club, The
Designer: Kelly, Jerry
Illustrator: Macgregor, Miriam

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Description

With essays by John Randle, John Dreyfus & Mark Batty.

63, [1] p : ill., ports., facsims. ; 23 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1994

Note

"Typeset in Monotype & foundry Caslon, printed letterpress & fine-line offset, and bound, by the Stinehour Press. The original Miriam Macgregor woodcut and the jacket were printed at the Whittington Press. The text paper is Mohawk Ticonderoga. Photographs of the Whittington Press by Ski Harrison. The book has been designed by Jerry Kelly"--Colophon. "Printed in a limited edition of 2,500 copies, of which 750 are reserved for The Grolier Club, 300 for Agfa Corporation, 700 for The Typophiles as Typophile Monograph New Series Number 12, with the remainder for International Typeface Corporation. 250 copies have been signed by John Randle. An additional 250 have been signed by both Miriam Macgregor & John Randle." -- colophon "250 copies have been signed by John Randle. An additional 250 have been signed by both Miriam Macgregor & John Randle"--Colophon. Illustrations include tipped-in items and facsimiles of printed material. In original printed wrapper, with wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor on front cover. Museum's copy is unnumbered and unsigned.

People, subjects and objects depicted

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 74-2003
Primary reference Number: 94647
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 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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