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The Silence Dogood letters.: PB 19-2004

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The Silence Dogood letters.


Designer: Carnes, A. Burton
Illustrator: DePol, John
Typographer: Baumwell, M. J.
Printer: Comet Press
Binder (person): Van Rees Bookbinding Corp.
Paper maker: Mohawk Paper Mills



Being a collection of lively, combative, and satirical essays written in 1722, Benjamin Franklin's 16th year, and directed against a variety of the men then in the public eye, the magistrates, the clergy, the postmaster, against Harvard College, and against men of wealth and property.".
"This keepsake is published in connection with the celebration of Printing Week in New York, 1968, commemorating the 262nd birthday of Benjamin Franklin, printer"--P. iv.

42, [3] p : ill ; 19 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Cohoes

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1968


"Privately printed.". Paper for cover is Cortlea - Terracotta. Paper for the end sheets and text is Cortlea - Ivory. Binding: terracotta paper, gold stamped, over boards.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 19-2004
Primary reference Number: 99071
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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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