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Of the uses of books: PB 142-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Of the uses of books


Author: Jackson, Holbrook
Publisher: Macy, Helen
Publisher: Macy, George
Illustrator: Warde, Frederic



By Holbrook Jackson.

29, [1] p ; 25 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1937


"The type used in setting this edition is a comparatively new face by Frederic W. Goudy; it is set by hand by Helen Macy; the decorations are drawn by Frederic Warde. One hundred and fifty copies of this printing are presented to their friends by Helen and George Macy to greet the New Year, 1937"--Colophon. Bound in tan cloth over boards; front cover padded.

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Support composed of paper

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Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 142-2003
Primary reference Number: 95180
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 December 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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