Ryder, John, 1917-2001 (book designer)
- Existence: 1917 - 2001
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Most of the letters are between Meynell and Bror Zachrisson. Other correspondents include Charles Batey, Harry Carter, Brooke Crutchley, Alan Dodson, Ealing School of Art (T. E. Lightfoot), Desmond Flower, Frank Francis, F. C. Friend, Donald Gardner, T. C. Hart, Douglas Jerrold, John Ryder, Hans Schmoller, Walter Tracy, With the letters is a note by Meynell explaining his reasons for not contributing to the collection
The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to typography.
Autograph ms.; 3 different typescripts; correspondence with Phoenix House Limited (John Ryder and John Baker).
This subseries consists mainly of files formerly in Meynell's boxes labelled 'People' and 'Nonesuch people'. Some other related papers are with the letters. The name of the item is the name of the correspondent. A few organizations are in this sequence along with individuals. Meynell's correspondence with his parents is in series A.
The writers include Nicolas Barker, A. W. Bell, Christopher Bradshaw, Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, William Cox, Brooke Crutchley, John Fairleigh, Elisabeth Friedlander, David Garnett, Joan Hassall, John Hayward, Ashley Havinden, Ellic Howe, Geoffrey Keynes, Lynton Lamb, Rauri McLean, Vivian Ridler, John Ryder, Hans Schmoller, Herbert Simon, John Simpson, and John Westwood. A few others are unidentified.
The correspondence is with John Ryder. With the letters is a ms. list of 5 pages of a collection of proofs, specimens, etc. from the Miniature Press.
The Nonesuch Cygnets were a series of 11 children's books published by The Bodley Head Children's Book Department and designed by Francis Meynell. Each of these books has a separate subseries. This subseries includes correspondence and other papers relating to the whole series of books or to more than one title.
Autograph ms. draft of the beginning; typescript (carbon copy); tear sheet of the review in the Book Collector spring 1957; correspondence with John Ryder, the Book Collector (John Hayward), and G. R. Bellew.