Cover image for Mr Kilburn's calicos : William Kilburn's fabric printing patterns from the year 1800
Mr Kilburn's calicos : William Kilburn's fabric printing patterns from the year 1800
Kilburn, William, 1745-1818, writer of added text, former owner.
Publication Information:
Upper Denby, Huddersfield [England] : Published for the first time by the Fleece Press, 2014.

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) ; colour illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 volume (unpaged : color illustrations ; 21 cm)
General Note:
"300 copies of this first publication of William Kilburn's calico patterns have been published. The letterpress text was set In Garamond by Speedspools, Edinburgh, before being printed at the Fleece Press; and the colour plates, prepared by Ian Wright Creative were printed by Northend Print, Sheffield. The book was bound at the Fine Book Bindery, Finden, Northamptonshire, in quarter cloth and patterned paper based on a William Kilburn design. This was made for the book by Sholto Drumlanrig, who also made up the sixteen patterns, printed on paper, which accompany each copy of the book"--Colophon.

"Published by Simon Lawrence at the Fleece Press"--Title page verso.

Accompanied by a separate booklet of 16 patterns printed full-page, made up from Kilburn's original units by Sholto Drumlanrig

Limited edition of 300 copies.
Personal Subject:
Added Uniform Title:
World of interiors.
Added Title:
Sixteen full patterns.
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Central Library RBR ILLUS. K45 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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Facsimile of a notebook dated 1800 or 1801 containing 62 of Kilburn's designs and manuscript notes, with a new introduction by Simon Lawrence.

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