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Typography; type specimens grouped, displayed and numbered for the ease of customers who desire a particular character and size. The written word and the printed word. Some tests for type. Concerning printers' flowers. The pioneer work of the Pelican Press. The points of a well made book. A glossary of printers' terms. Borders and initials. Second impression, to which has been added examples of new faces.: PB 148-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Typography; type specimens grouped, displayed and numbered for the ease of customers who desire a particular character and size. The written word and the printed word. Some tests for type. Concerning printers' flowers. The pioneer work of the Pelican Press. The points of a well made book. A glossary of printers' terms. Borders and initials. Second impression, to which has been added examples of new faces.

Maker(s)

Author: Meynell, Francis
Publisher: Pelican Press

Categories

Description

"This book was compiled and was for the most part written by Francis Meynell the typographer of the Pelican Press ..."--Colophon

Title within ornamental border. 96 p., 2 folded plates ill., facsims. 26 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1924

Note

Bound in green cloth over boards with paper label on spine.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 148-2003
Primary reference Number: 95205
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Typography; type specimens grouped, displayed and numbered for the ease of customers who desire a particular character and size. The written word and the printed word. Some tests for type. Concerning printers' flowers. The pioneer work of the Pelican Press. The points of a well made book. A glossary of printers' terms. Borders and initials. Second impression, to which has been added examples of new faces." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95205 Accessed: 2024-07-21 20:10:00

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