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A new specimen book of Curwen pattern papers: PB 185-2003

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A new specimen book of Curwen pattern papers


Author: McKitterick, Dr D.
Publisher: Whittington Press
Binder (person): Settle, Smith
Printer: Senecio Press



By David McKitterick

Contains thirty-two examples of Curwen Press pattern papers, drawn from the work of sixteen artists.

105, [2] p., 6 pages of plates : ill. ; 28 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Andoversford

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1987


Title page printed in brown and black. "This edition of 335 copies is set in 12 point Monotype Lutetia ... and printed at Whittington Court on Zerkall mould-made & Colorplan paper. The plates and reprinted pattern papers are printed at the Senecio Press. 250 copies are quarter-bound in buckram and Curwen pattern paper, and 85 copies quarter-bound in leather with five additional full sheets of pattern paper. Bound by Smith Settle ..."--Colophon Museum has copy no. 24. Quarter bound in green buckram with Curwen paper sides over boards. Issued in slipcase.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 185-2003
Primary reference Number: 95784
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 June 2012 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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