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[Pinner, Eng., etc., Private Libraries Association]
Physical Description:
v. ill. 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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BEIN 2014 S31: Autograph of Lawrence Durrell on cover; Accompanied by postcard photograph of Lawrence Durrell with presentation inscription to "Bill" (probably William Drenttel) from "P": IV.3:4.
BEIN 2014 S31: From the Roger Jackson Collection of Henry Miller Materials: 3:4.
"North Lee, Brian. 'Bookplate Designs by Richard Shirley Smith,' The Private Library 10 (Summer, 1977). ... Article on pages 84-93 with reproductions of six bookplates: Timothy Harman [1962, Bain no. 33, North Lee no. 3], Jacob Rothschild [1973, Bain no. 215, North Lee no. 9], John Retallack [1974, Bain no. 232, North Lee no.11], James Ley Wilson [1974, Bain no. 231, North Lee no. 10], Michael J. Mitchell [1975, Bain no. 236, North Lee no. 13], and Sir George Taylor [1974, Bain no. 233, North Lee no. 12] and four engraved labels: Ashmansworth/Nr Newbury Berks [c.1962, for Joyce Finzi, not in Bain], Nigel Finzi [c.1962, not in Bain], Dr Alec Hay/9 Woodstock Road/Bedford Road/Bedford Park/London. W4 [c. 1962, not in Bain], and PAX for Valentine Ackland [1962, Bain no. 35]. ... The British bookplate scholar Brian North Lee (1936-2007) became aware of Richard Shirley Smith's engraved bookplates in the early 1970s and his several publications on Shirley Smith spanning nearly twenty years (here listed together in chronological order) brought that branch of his art to the attention of an international audience."--Moss.
Pictorial Bookplates in Britain: Brian North Lee, third series, summer 1982.
Unpaged supplements accompany some issues.
"Quarterly journal of the Private Libraries Association." (varies slightly)
Vols. 2-8, 1958-67 (Includes index to the journal under its earlier title) 1 v.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 2
Bain, I. Wood engravings of Richard Shirley Smith, 33, 215, 232, 231, 236, 233
AOB/Bookplate copy includes a number of Exchange lists, some annual programmes and some correspondence from the Association.
Subject Terms:
Bibliography -- Periodicals.
Bookplates -- Catalogs.
Bookplates -- Pictorial works.
Durrell, Lawrence -- Autograph.
Jackson, Roger -- Ownership.
Private libraries -- Periodicals.
Wood engravings -- 1977.
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
Shirley Smith, Richard, engraver.
Private Libraries Association.
Roger Jackson Collection of Henry Miller Materials (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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