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Pillar to post : pocket lamp of architecture: PB 387-2003

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Pillar to post : pocket lamp of architecture


Author: Lancaster, Osbert
Illustrator: Lancaster, Osbert
Publisher: John Murray
Printer: Butler & Tanner Ltd.



By Osbert lancaster; illustrated by the author

With newspaper article tipped in: Visual amenity - how long will you keep yours? by Osbert Lancaster (Daily Express, Feb. 20 1964).

Xiv, 80, [4] leaves of plates : illus. ; 24 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Frome

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1939 : "First edition, October 1938; reprinted December 1938; reprinted February 1939."


Bound in yellow cloth, stamped in pink on spine with title etc. and with illustration on front cover. With illustrated dust-jacket.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 387-2003
Primary reference Number: 98331
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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