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The book of the private press; a check-list: PB 342-2003

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The book of the private press; a check-list


Compiler: Rae, Thomas
Printer: Rae, Thomas
Designer: Rae, Thomas
Compiler: Handley-Taylor, Geoffrey
Contributor: Ryder, John
Publisher: Signet Press



Compiled by Thomas Rae & Geoffrey Handley-Taylor. With a foreword by John Ryder.

Xvi, 48, [1] p. 19 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Greenock

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1958


"... designed and printed by Thomas Rae at the Signet Press ... from Monotype Baskerville types and published in a limited edition of 750 numbered copies. This is number [in ms] 406."--Colophon. Quarter bound in parchment with patterned paper sides.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 342-2003
Primary reference Number: 98192
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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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