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John T. Kirtley - memoir of the Fanfrolico Press, with and being chiefly reminiscences of George Robertson and W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, compiled in Melbourne (Vic.), 31 May 1959

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MLMSS 6215

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Yj7kW3x9

John T. Kirtley - memoir of the Fanfrolico Press, with and being chiefly reminiscences of George Robertson and W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, compiled in Melbourne (Vic.), 31 May 1959

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John T. Kirtley - memoir of the Fanfrolico Press, with and being chiefly reminiscences of George Robertson and W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, compiled in Melbourne (Vic.), 31 May 1959

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John T. Kirtley - memoir of the Fanfrolico Press, with and being chiefly reminiscences of George Robertson and W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, compiled in Melbourne (Vic.), 31 May 1959

Date

31 May 1959

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MLMSS 6215

Record Identifier

Yj7kW3x9
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1 volume - 0.01 Meters - Bound folio-size volume in contemporary quarter dark green morocco - 22 leaves of ink manuscript, written on the rectos only, each leaf signed by the author. Contains the bookplates of Harry F. Chaplin and Geoffrey Cains. : ;

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John T. Kirtley - memoir of the Fanfrolico Press, with and being chiefly reminiscences of George Robertson and W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, compiled in Melbourne (Vic.), 31 May 1959

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Acquired from New Century Antiquarian Books in 1996

Administrative / Biographical history

John T. Kirtley (1897-1967) was a self-taught printer with a passion for limited editions and fine press books. He was a co-founder with Jack Lindsay of the Fanfrolico Press in Sydney in 1925, when he altered the imprint of books he was publishing from the Hand-Press of J. T. Kirtley. In 1918 he had met W. T. (William Thomas) Jones, a Director of A...

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Yj7kW3x9

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