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Peter De Francia : Fables 1990-2001: PB 460-2003

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Peter De Francia : Fables 1990-2001


Illustrator: de Francia, Peter
Designer: Lowe, Adam
Typographer: Ahmon, Jessica
Publisher: Maruts Press
Printer: OCÉ
Paper maker: John Purcell Paper
Binder (person): Hadrill, Rob



Contents: Fables, Birth of Aphrodite, Visitors to Arcadia, Scholastic disputations, Scientific dilemmas, The birth and death of great men, 42nd Street New York, The death of Robert Desnos.

1 vol. (unnumbered) : ill. ; 30 x 40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Donation (2003) by Bowness, Alan


Production date: AD 2002


"Designed by Adam Lowe. Typography designed by Jessica Ahmon in Perpetua. All reproductions were imaged from A2 size drawings in charcoal and pencil at Estampa Digital, Calcografia Nacional, Madrid, using a Phase One digital scanning back mounted on a Hasselblad body. ... Printed by OCÉ, London, using a black and white book press with glass rollers, on 160 gsm Rivoli White supplied by John Purcell Paper... Binding and letterpress printing by Rob Hadrill at Book Works, London, using a Vandercook press. Cover paper: 350 gsm GFSmith Colorplan. Printed in an edition of 100 copies."--Colophon Bound in grey card with embossed illustration. Issued in grey slipcase. Title page signed by Peter De Francia.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 460-2003
Primary reference Number: 98209
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 25 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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