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A suite of fleurons, or a preliminary enquiry into the history & combinable natures of certain printers' flowers: PB 338-2003

Object information

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Titles

A suite of fleurons, or a preliminary enquiry into the history & combinable natures of certain printers' flowers

Maker(s)

Author: Ryder, John
Publisher: Phoenix House
Binder (person): Tinlings
Paper maker: Cockerell, Douglas

Categories

Description

Conducted by John Ryder.

With letter from John Ryder to John Dreyfus (30.10.1956) tipped in

54 [1] p. typog. specimens. 19 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Liverpool ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1956

Note

"Printed on Grosvenor Chater's Basingwerk Parchment and bound by Tinlings of Liverpool with paper specially marbled by Douglas Cockerell for the covers. The text is set in Monotype Bell, and the drawings on pages 38 and 53 are by Heather Copley. All blocks were made by the Palatine Engraving Company and the slugs kindly supplied by Linotype and Machinery Ltd. The Monotype Corporation Ltd., cut four matrices specially for this work and supplied trial settings and sorts."--Colophon.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 338-2003
Primary reference Number: 98182
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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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