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The trained printer and the amateur, and the pleasure of small books: PB 412-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The trained printer and the amateur, and the pleasure of small books

Maker(s)

Author: Pollard, Alfred W.
Typographer: Rogers, Bruce
Typographer: Warde, Frederic
Publisher: Lanston Monotype Corporation

Categories

Description

By Alfred W. Pollard

"First piece of printing in my Centaur type"--Bruce Rogers in "Printer's note.".
"Specimens of Centaur Roman and of Arrighi Italic": 4 p. at end.
Cover title: New series of the Centaur types of Bruce Rogers and the Arrighi italics of Frederic Warde. Cut by Monotype and here first used to print a paper by Alfred W. Pollard.

14, [4] p ; 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1929

Note

Issued in paper covers and, in addition, bound in red cloth over boards, gold stamped with emblem bearing the words "Centaur & Arrighi".

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 412-2003
Primary reference Number: 98363
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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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