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Correspondence about loans of books to the exhibition 'Modern books and writers' at the National Book League Apr.-Sept. 1951 and the British Council travelling exhibition 'British Books of our times', 1950-1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F16/1

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include John Baker, David Bland, the British Council (Ruth Atkinson), John Carter, Dennis Cohen, J. Compton, Desmond Flower, Golden Cockerell Press, Joan Hassall, Robert Leighton, National Book League (Elizabeth Edmondston), Oxford University Press (Charles Batey, Geoffrey Cumberledge, Patricia Faulkner), J. M. Richards, Michael Sadleir, Charles J. Sawyer, Martin Secker, James Shand, and Aubrey West. With the letters is a printed programme of book exhibitions for the Festival of Britain. Meynell and Desmond Flower were responsible for the half of each exhibition illustrating 'the renascence of book design in Great Britain'.

Dates

  • 1950-1951

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

2 folder(s) (2 folders)

Language of Materials

English

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