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William Benton : publisher and public servant: PB 188-2003

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William Benton : publisher and public servant


Designer: Morison, Stanley
Illustrator: Stone, Reynolds
Printer: University Printing House



[9] leaves (fold.) : ill. (wood-cut), frontis. (map) ; 21 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1965


Text on each leaf within ornamental wood-cut borders. Some leaves also have vignettes and emblems. "Of this kalendar of principal events in the early and middle life of William Benton compiled to mark sixty fifth anniversary, April 1, 1965, 25 copies have been printed at the University Printing House, Cambridge, England on Kozo vellum. Designed by Stanley Morison with wood engravings by Reynolds Stone"--Colophon. Signed by Reynolds Stone. Leaves unbound within a case - cloth covered (with a wood-cut design by Reynolds) over boards.

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (paper)

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 188-2003
Primary reference Number: 95303
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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