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Agnes Miller Parker, wood-engraver and book illustrator, 1895-1980: PB 112-2003

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Agnes Miller Parker, wood-engraver and book illustrator, 1895-1980


Author: Rogerson, Ian
Contributor: Dreyfus, John
Illustrator: Parker, Agnes Miller
Publisher: Fleece Press
Printer: Lawrence, Simon
Binder (person): Settle, Smith



By Ian Rogerson ; with recollections of the artist by John Dreyfus

88 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. (1 col.), ports. ; 23 x 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Wakefield
  • Otley

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1990


"300 copies of this book, of which 241 are bound in quarter cloth and paste paper made by Claire Maziarczyk. 50 copies, which contain six extra prints, are bound in quarter leather and paste paper. Angela James, fellow of Designer Bookbinders, bound nine copies to her own design. The photographs and colour reproductions were printed by Smith Settle, who also bound the main edition. The engravings were printed by hand on an 1853 Albion handpress on dampened Zerkall mould made paper, the text on a Heidelberg cylinder press. The 12 point Garamond type was set at Solo-Type by Bill Hughes ... The 11 point Garamond was set at The Rocket Press by Jonathan Stephenson and Geoffrey Bamford"--Colophon. Quarter bound in blue cloth with patterned paper sides. Issued in slipcase.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 112-2003
Primary reference Number: 94773
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 August 2012 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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