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Theodore Low De Vinne: PB 329-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Theodore Low De Vinne


Contributor: Rollins, Carl Purington
Publisher: Typophiles
Designer: Loos, Melvin
Printer: George Grady Press



Series: Typophile chap books ; 47

Contents: v. 1. Theodore Low De Vinne / by Carl Purington Rollins ; together with a list of De Vinne's writings, his reflections on the Century typeface, and an interview with Mr. De Vinne at seventy-five -- v. 2. Theodore Low De Vinne : reporter (The Plantin-Moretus Museum at Antwerp), printer (The growth of wood-cut printing), biographer (The first editor, Aldus)

2 v. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 19 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1968


"This book has been designed by Melvin Loos. It has been set in Fairfield by the George Grady Press. The paper is Mohawk's Superfine, white, high finish, 70 lb. Substance. Five hundred copies have been printed"--Colophon. Bound in turquoise cloth; stamped in gold on the spine. 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 329-2003
Primary reference Number: 98020
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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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