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Papers relating to Daedalus Press poemcards

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9851

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Poemcards, also called 'Pinup poems', were published by Daedalus Press, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. 'Set in a variety of typefaces, these cards each featured a single poem, often with a small illustration, printed on one side of a 6 x 4 in. card. The runs varied from 500 to 2,000 according to demand. ... 1st series, numbered 1-26, was issued in 1968 [i.e., 1968-1969]. 2nd series, numbered 1-20, was issued in 1970. A third series was projected (1971) but never issued' - Juliet Standing, Exordium: Daedalus Press 1968-1983 (Wymondham 1983), 21.


  • Creation: 1968-1971

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