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Cleverdon, Thomas Douglas James, 1903-1987 (publisher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1903-1987

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Acquisition of Frederic Warde's Arrighi italic type, 1935-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/E/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence; notes on this item by Sebastian Carter; showings of the type (1935-1995); trial settings of Spenser, Epithalamium in this type (marked 'Ephithalamium - project'). Correspondents include Arnold Bank, Joseph Blumenthal, Christopher Bradshaw, Jackson Burke, Harry Carter, John Carter, Douglas Cleverdon, Marshall Davidson, Franz Hess (only copies of letters from Will Carter to him), Charles W. Hobson, John Holroyd-Reece, Ernest Ingham, Roger Levenson, Matt. P. Loman, Giovanni...
Dates: 1935-1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence, 1952-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D11/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Henry R. Ball, Eustace Chadwick, Douglas Cleverdon, Alan Glover, Stephen Gooden, G. B. Harrison, Joan Hassall, Alison Lane, Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Company (Robert Leighton), Agnes Miller-Parker, Ian T. Morrison, Max Reinhardt, Spalding & Hodge Ltd, Herbert Simon, Stellar Press Ltd (W. J. Hummerstone), Reynolds Stone, and George Timpson . With the letters is a memorandum from Meynell (to Max Reinhardt?) dated 5 Nov. 1952 setting out the contents and plan of the...
Dates: 1952-1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence between Will and Sebastian Carter and Douglas Cleverdon, 1934-1992

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/F/3
Scope and Contents Occasional correspondence settling accounts for Clover Hill Editions (1977-1992). Includes correspondence after Douglas Cleverdon's death in 1987 with Francis Cleverdon and Nest Cleverdon. With various printed ephemera related to Cleverdon, including clippings of obituaries.
Dates: 1934-1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Correspondence with individuals, 1910-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1910-1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with readers (A-C), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/36
Scope and Contents These include Marjory Allen, Richard Allen, Esme Anderson, R. Angus, Liliana Archibald, Madge Ashton, Charles, Nicolas Barker, C. H. Baylis, Leonard Beaumont, Reynard Biemiller, Carlotta Bloch, Joseph Blumenthal, Albert Foster Butler, Noel Carrington, Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, Bennett Cerf, Douglas Cleverdon, Laura Cohn, Grace Collier, Barbara Coulter, Sammy Cohen.
Dates: 1971-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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D. G. Bridson, The quest of Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton (Rampant Lions, 1972), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/46
Scope and Contents Copy (typescript); estimate; layouts; various trial settings; page proofs, marked; proofs of lithograph illustrations; correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Correspondents include Michael Ayrton, Ingeborg Börjeson, Geoffrey Bridson, Douglas Cleverdon, Hale Paper Company Ltd, Mansells (Bookbinders) Ltd, Stellar Press Ltd.
Dates: 1971-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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David Piper, Shades (Clover Hill Editions, 1970), 1968-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/27
Scope and Contents Estimate; layouts; drawings; artwork; specimen settings; prospectus (typescript copy, proof of text); galley proof; page proof, marked; correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. 'This book was designed by Sebastian Carter, and printed by him and Will Carter...' - colophon. Correspondents include Douglas Cleverdon, Louis G. Cowan, Mansell Bookbinders Ltd (Michael B. Clarke), David Piper, Paul Standard; Stellar Press (W. J. Hummerstone).
Dates: 1968-1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Douglas Cleverdon, Stanley Morison and Eric Gill 1925-1933 (Rampant Lions, 1983), 1982-1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/124
Scope and Contents A festschrift for Douglas Cleverdon on his eightieth birthday. Copy (typescript with manuscript alterations), including list of subscribers; paper samples; layouts including illustrations; cover labels; printed letter of thanks from Cleverdon to subscribers; replies from subscribers to the invitation to subscribe (in a folder marked 'Cleverdon subscription list'); other records of subscribers, money paid in, and expenses; paste-up, in marbled paper cover; correspondence with Sebastian Carter....
Dates: 1982-1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Douglas Cleverdon, The engravings of David Jones: a survey (Clover Hill Editions, 1981), 1979-1981

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/113
Scope and Contents Envelope 1 = page proof of frontmatter and pp. 1-58, with another proof of pp. vii-x, all marked; page proof of the 'Index of Engravings', marked, with 2 further copies. This index belonged to the portfolio of engravings accompanying the special edition. Envelope 2 = various proofs of the prospectus, some marked; layouts and various proofs of text and blocks; correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter, and other papers including estimates. Envelopes 3-4 = paste-up of plates 1-96 from proofs...
Dates: 1979-1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

from Douglas Cleverdon, Features, The British Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting House, London, W 1, 28 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/C/238
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 28 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Reed, Lessons of the war (Clover Hill Editions, 1970), 1968-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/25
Scope and Contents Partial copy (typescript); artwork; trial settings; layouts; galley proof; page proof; paste-up from proofs, marked; prospectus (typescript copy and marked proofs); correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Correspondence includes copy (typescript) for the poem 'The auction sale'. Correspondents include Douglas Cleverdon, Louis G. Cowan, Curwen Press (Colin Cohen, Basil Harley, Robert Simon), Hale Paper Company, Henry Reed, Jonathan Cape Ltd. (Gaye Poulton), Wigmore Bindery.
Dates: 1968-1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Milton, Areopagitica: a speech of Mr John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing, to the Parliament of England, edited, with an introduction and notes by Isabel Rivers (Deighton, Bell, 1973), 1965-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/48
Scope and Contents Layouts; estimates; artwork; prospectus (copy and marked proof); correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Includes correspondence, specimen setting of 2 pages, and other papers from an earlier project. 'First Areopagitica project. To be illustrated by Henry Moore as a Clover Hill edition. Lack of interest on Moore's part meant this was abandoned.' For the 1973 book 'The bulk of the preparatory material - pasteup, setting copy etc - sold to James Dearden, College of Librarianship, Wales,...
Dates: 1965-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters from Morison to Douglas Cleverdon, 1925-1932

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/58
Scope and Contents Autograph ms. and typescript letters (all photocopies), with a postcard from Hilary Pepler dated 26 Apr. 1928, annotated by Morison for Cleverdon.
Dates: 1925-1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Menus and correspondence, 1925-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F6/1
Scope and Contents This item preserves Meynell's chronological file. An autograph ms. document of 2 pages at the beginning of the sequence captioned 'Double Crown Club occasions' lists meetings with Meynell in the chair or having some other connection to him. Besides menus, the sequence includes correspondence with T. Balston (1926), Christopher Bradshaw (1964), Will Carter (1961), Douglas Cleverdon (1964), E. M. O. R. Dickey (1945), R. B. Fishenden (1945), Ellic Howe (1946), Lynton Lamb (1954), Hans Schmoller...
Dates: 1925-1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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R. S. Thomas, The mountains; illustrated with ten drawings by John Piper engraved on the wood by Reynolds Stone, with a descriptive note by John Piper (Clover Hill Editions, 1968), 1966-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/20
Scope and Contents Copy (manuscript by John Piper for his note, typescript for the poem, typescript for the prospectus); dummy (marked 'the printing dummy'); page proofs of frontmatter; proofs of wood-engravings on various papers (marked 'block pulls'); various layouts; artwork for title page; printed title page (marked 'Design work'); correspondence with Will Carter; with a clipping of a review (1970). Correspondents include Chilmark Press (Louis G. Cowan), Douglas Cleverdon, John Piper, Reynolds Stone.
Dates: 1966-1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Samuel Johnson, The vanity of human wishes; with eight etchings by Denis Tegetmeier; edited with an introduction by Matthew Hodgart (Rampant Lions, 1984), 1929-1984

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/130
Scope and Contents Copy for a projected edition by Douglas Cleverdon ca. 1930 (stats of 1784 edition, galley proofs; in a folder marked 'Douglas' original texts'); copy edited by Matthew Hodgart (typescript in 2 copies, 1 pasted up into pages, dated 1969); his copy for Introduction typescript, dated 1984); copies of the printed etchings, some signed and dated 1929 (in a folder marked 'spare plates'); layouts; partial paste-ups; various paste-ups and trial settings; miniature dummy; artwork for title; drawing of...
Dates: 1929-1984
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sixe idyllia chosen out of the Sicilian poet Theocritus; with eight etchings by Anthony Gross, and with an introduction by Douglas Cleverdon (Clover Hill Editions, 1971), 1970-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/36
Scope and Contents Copy (various typescripts); layouts; title-page artwork; proof copies of 2 etchings, signed by Anthony Gross; proofs of single leaves, many corrected; publicity (copy and proofs of prospectuses, order form, and notice of an exhibition); correspondence with Will Carter. Correspondents include Douglas Cleverdon, Anthony Gross, Paul Standard, Stellar Press (W. J. Hummerstone).
Dates: 1970-1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison And Eric Gill,1925-1933 (Spring 1983) and Douglas Cleverdon (Spring 1983), 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/56
Scope and Contents Marked galley proofs of the 2 articles and correspondence.
Dates: 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Suns and moons: 8 colour woodcuts by Michael Rothenstein accompanying poems by Donne, Yeats, Shelley, Baudelaire, Elytis, and others (Rampant Lions, 1971), 1970-1993

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/44
Scope and Contents Artwork; estimates; prospectus (copy and printed prospectus); correspondence with Sebastian Carter and other papers. Correspondents include A. P. Watt & Son (Frances Trueman), Douglas Cleverdon, Louis G. Cowan, Odysseus Elytes, Olwyn Hughes, Richard Gainsborough Periodical Limited (Lorraine Craig), Michael Rothenstein, Thames and Hudson Ltd, The Sunday Times (Michael Rand). The order of papers is uncertain: most of Rothenstein's letters are undated. With a separate file of correspondence...
Dates: 1970-1993
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Book of Jonah; with thirteen wood engravings by David Jones (Clover Hill Editions, 1979), 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/98
Scope and Contents Estimates; layouts; binding-cloth samples; artwork; photocopies of pages from the 1927 edition; drawing of title page; galley proof, marked; paste-up; proofs of wood-engravings; prospectus (various trial settings and proofs, printed copy); correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Correspondents include Douglas Cleverdon and Scolar Press (Peter McGrath).
Dates: 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Chester play of The Deluge; with ten wood-engravings by D. Jones (Clover Hill Editions, 1977), 1975-1977

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/81
Scope and Contents Copy for the book and for the prospectus (typescript with manuscript alterations by Douglas Cleverdon); a folder listing the 'Extras' involved (prospectuses, envelopes, etc.) and quantities of each;. various paste-ups, including the book and prospectus, one marked 'imposition guide' for the text; various proofs of text and titling-lines; memoranda; proofs of wood-engravings, including 1 on vellum; various paste-ups and proofs of single leaves; correspondence with Will Carter. Correspondents...
Dates: 1975-1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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William Morris, The story of Cupid and Psyche. Announcements and prospectus, 1969-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/65
Scope and Contents Copy and various proofs, and printed prospectus; printed announcements. With these are: printed announcement and printed keepsake for Sebastian Carter's lecture 'The last Kelmscott' (October 1973) (the latter varying to specify the venue; in a folder marked 'Publicity'); sample of Morris-pattern cloth proofs of the wood-engravings made for Colin Franklin in 1978 and an announcement of his talk 'Golden Asses at the Private Presses'; further proofs from the Morris borders in the same collection...
Dates: 1969-1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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