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Lawrence, Simon, 1958–

Dunbar Hay Ltd, 1935-40, & the achievements of Cecilia Dunbar Kilburn / Simon Lawrence.

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Dunbar Hay Ltd, 1935-1940, and the achievements of Cecilia Dunbar Kilburn

Upper Denby : The Fleece Press, 2016.
Sheffield : Northend Creative Print Solutions, 2016.
Finedon : Fine Book Bindery, 2016.
Physical Description:
169 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Reference Library
NK1447.6.D86 L39 2016 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-163) and index.
Some illustrations mounted.
"There are 270 copies of this book, of which 120 are specially bound in quarter cloth and a patterned paper based on a fragment of silk left over from the shop; these are housed in a solander box & are accompanied by an original copy of Eric Ravilious' engraved trade card made for Dunbar Hay in 1938, along with a piece of organdie block-printed by Enid Marx in the late 1930s. 150 standard copies are quarter bound in cloth and a patterned paper based on a further unidentified Dunbar Hay cloth sample. The book was designed and typeset in Miller Diplay by Simon Lawrence .... The images were prepared for publication by Ian Wright Creative; the printing was done by Northend Creative Print Solutions in Sheffield, and it was bound by Patrick Roe and his team at the Fine Book Bindery, Finedon."--Colophon.
Subject Terms:
Art and design -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Art museums -- England.
Artists -- England -- Biography.
Dunbar Hay Ltd -- History.
Private press books -- Specimens.
Sempill, Cecilia, 1903-1984.
Cloth quarter bindings -- Italy -- 2016.
Limited editions -- England -- 2016.
Paper (fibre product) boards (binding components) -- England -- 2016.
Private press books -- England -- 2016.
Sempill, Cecilia, 1903-1984. Dunbar Hay, notes for a lecture.
Sempill, Gabriel, writer of foreword.
Fleece Press, publisher.

  • Foreword / by Gabriel Sempill
  • Dunbar Hay Ltd : the Royal College of Art connection
  • Industrial artists, an emerging profession : 'interpreters of art to the people'
  • Cecilia Lady Sempill : Dunbar Hay, notes for a lecture
  • Dunbar Hay, a brief but unique project
  • Closed for the duration, & life moves on.