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The Dolphin; a periodical for all people who find pleasure in fine books. No. 4, pt. 1; 1940.: PB 265-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Dolphin; a periodical for all people who find pleasure in fine books. No. 4, pt. 1; 1940.

Maker(s)

Publisher: Macy, George
Distributor: Limited Editions Club
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Typographer: Dwiggins, William Addison
Illustrator: Sharp, William (illustrator)
Printer: Huxley, Walter

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Description

With insert: The Purloined letter by Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated with lithographs by William Sharp. [16]p. Set in a new type designed by W. A. Dwiggins, designed and printed by Walter Huxley, Huxley House, New York.

104p : ill.; 31cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1940

Note

12, 000 copies. 500 copies bound in full green buckram; reminder bound with side-stapling and glued on card cover. Musuem copy the latter.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 265-2003
Primary reference Number: 95813
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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