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Mr Kilburn’s Calicos: William Kilburn’s fabric printing patterns from the year 1800

£275.00

Artist(s): William Kilburn
Author(s): Gabriel Sempill and Simon Lawrence
Format: hardback
Year published: 2014
Publisher: The Fleece Press,
Publisher Location: Wakefield
Illustrations: Illustrated

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The book comprises a letterpress introduction, with the entire notebook being reproduced in the second half. There is a separate booklet of 16 patterns printed full-page, made up from Kilburn’s original units by Sholto Drumlanrig, and both the book and booklet are housed in a beautiful solander box. There were three variant bindings of quarter cloth with one of three different Kilburn patterned papers over boards – all three currently for sale have the same binding, pictured here.

Quarter cloth and paper-covered boards; stiff paper wrappers; both in clamshell box with paper label on spine. unpaginated. Limited to 300 copies. 

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