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Christopher Columbus: PB 16-2004

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Christopher Columbus


Author: Bertin, Charles
Translator: Smith, William Jay
Illustrator: DePol, John
Publisher: Stone House Press
Publisher: John Carter Brown Library
Designer: Laws, George
Binder (person): Castro, Frank
Binder (person): Alpha-Pavia Bindery



Charles Bertin ; translated by William Jay Smith ; wood engravings by John DePol.

85 p ; 25 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Roslyn
  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1992


"This book was designed by George Laws and printed on Rives paper by M. A. Gelfand and Jim Ricciardi with assistance from Sandra Connors. Set and cast in Monotype Van Dijck by Michael and Winifred Bixler at their Press and Letterfoundry, Skaneateles, New York. Illustrations printed in black are from works in the John Carter Brown Library... The original wood engravings, printed in color(s) other than black, are by John De Pol. ... The binding, designed by George Laws, is by Frank Castro, Alpha-Pavia Bindery, New York City. This edition is limited to 200 copies, numbered, and signed by the translator, the artist and the printer/publisher" - Colophon. Museum has no.196. Bound in brown cloth with patterned paper endpages.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 16-2004
Primary reference Number: 99056
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 January 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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