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An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets: PB 399-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets


Author: Carter, John (author)
Author: Pollard, Graham
Publisher: Constable & Co. Ltd.
Printer: R. Clay and Sons
Author: Blunden, Edmund



By John Carter & Graham Pollard

Various newspaper cuttings tipped in including details of a television programme entitled, "The Wise Forgeries" and a short article from the Times Literary Supplement by Edmund Blunden entitled, "Book forgeries: 'an enquiry' re-read".

Xii, 400 p, iv leaves of plates : ill. (incl. facsim.) ; 23 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Bungay

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1934


Inscription on half-title page: "The prettyiest copy I ever saw, thanks to John Dreyfus, John Carter, 5 Oct 74". Quarter bound in brown cloth with marbled paper sides. Top edges of pages gilt.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 399-2003
Primary reference Number: 98347
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Audit data

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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