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Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule: PB 13-2004

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Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule


Author: Symons, Julian
Illustrator: DePol, John
Publisher: Yellow Barn Press
Printer: Shaver, Neil



By Julian Symons ; wood engravings by John DePol.

21 p : ill ; 23 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Council Bluffs

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1987


"... Neil Shaver was the pressman using a Vandercock Universal. The paper is Rives mould-made. The text was set in 12 point Monotype Bulmer at the Los Angles Type Founders with refinements by hand at the Press. John DePol created th pattern paper for the cover... This is copy number [in ms] 148 0f 200 copies"--Colophon. Inscription below colophon by Depol to John Dreyfus dated May 1988. Quarter bound in red cloth with patterned paper sides; paper label on spine.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 13-2004
Primary reference Number: 99055
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 August 2012 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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