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My two Oxfords: PB 10-2004

Object information

Current Location: In storage


My two Oxfords


Author: Morris, Willie
Illustrator: DePol, John
Publisher: Yellow Barn Press
Printer: Shaver, Neil
Binder (person): Campbell-Logan Bindery
Paper maker: Maziarczyk, Claire



Willie Morris ; wood engravings by John DePol.

From Homecomings, pub. 1989

20, [1] p : ill ; 24 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Council Bluffs

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1992


"... The type is 12 point Bulmer set in Monotype by M & H Type of San Francisco. The display faces on the title page are also Bulmer. A Gill Floriated initial is seen on page one. The paper is Rives, A French moldmade sheet, printed damp. The wood engravings were printed from the original blocks. Jack Walsdorf ... brought printer and author together, that printed being Neil Shaver. He used a Vandercook III press. The Campbell-Logan Bindery of Minneapolis bound the book. Claire Maziarczyk created the pastepaper for the binding. There are 210 copies in this edition"--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 38, signed by the author and engraver with inscription by the latter to John Dreyfus dated 3.12.1992. Quarter bound with in blue cloth with blue patterned paper sides; paper label on spine.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 10-2004
Primary reference Number: 99054
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 September 2014 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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