TYPOGRAPHY, HANDWRITING AND THE GALLEY CLUB ROGERS (BRUCE) [Broadside] The Galley Club greets Brnacle [sic] Bruce. Friday July 2nd 1937.. Admiral Brnacle embarks at Westminster on the M.L. "Maldon Annie"... sups at the Ship Hotel Greenwich on... Mutton Quads.... 2nd Colour Salad... Cofee, Pott Quarto..., Ginn and Company, 1961, 8vo and small 4to; and 24 others (34)
Lot 203
TYPOGRAPHY, HANDWRITING AND THE GALLEY CLUB
ROGERS (BRUCE) [Broadside] The Galley Club greets Brnacle [sic] Bruce. Friday July 2nd 1937.. Admiral Brnacle embarks at Westminster on the M.L. "Maldon Annie"... sups at the Ship Hotel Greenwich on... Mutton Quads.... 2nd Colour Salad... Cofee, Pott Quarto..., Ginn and Company, 1961, 8vo and small 4to; and 24 others (34)
£ 600 - 800
US$ 780 - 1,000

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TYPOGRAPHY, HANDWRITING AND THE GALLEY CLUB
ROGERS (BRUCE) [Broadside] The Galley Club greets Brnacle [sic] Bruce. Friday July 2nd 1937.. Admiral Brnacle embarks at Westminster on the M.L. "Maldon Annie"... sups at the Ship Hotel Greenwich on... Mutton Quads.... 2nd Colour Salad... Cofee, Pott Quarto..., signed by Bruce Rogers, Beatrice Warde, James Wardrup, Alfred Fairbank, Edward Young and others, 540 x 165mm., 'Concocted in the Galley by J.L. and other Galley Slaves', 1937; autograph letter signed ("faithfully and sincerely yours/ Bruce Rogers. com."), thanking John Linnell and the Galley Club for conferring on him the title of 'Commodore', hoping that next time he will find the Maldon Annie "re-conditioned so that I may be taken down river in a style befitting my new rank", and illustrating this proposed next expedition with a pen and ink sketch, 2 pages, on Royalton Hotel headed note paper, New York, 20 October 1937--[RYDER (JOHN)] Engravers Observed, one of a few presentation copies, this for John Linnell, slipcase, Fine Art Engravers, [c.1955]; A Suite of Fleurons, inscribed "A handpicked copy for John Linnell/ John R", Phoenix House, 1956--[WARD (BEATRICE)] The Psalm Qui Habitat..., initial letter and rubrications in red ink, original stiff vellum, upper cover with callographic inscription in red ("To John & Ailsa") and black ("A New Year Greeting"), slipcase, 16mo, Privately Printed, 'With Greetings from B.W. for the New Year' 1937; The Crystal Goblet, "inscribed to dear John Linnell by his old friend Beatrice Warde Dec. 30 1955", Sylvan Press, 1955--MORISON (STANLEY) Type Designs of the Past and Present, ownership signature of John Linnell, 1936, The Fleuron, 1926--FAIRBANK (ALFRED) A Handwriting Manual, inscribed "John Linnell with warmest wishes from Alfred Fairbank 25.x.1947", Leicester, Dryad Press, 1947; A Book of Scripts, inscribed "John Linnell from Alfred Fairbank 21.2.50", dust-jacket, King Penguin, 1949; A Roman Script for Schools, inscribed "For John, from Alfred. 15.3.1967" and with a typed letter from the author to John Linnell loosely inserted, Ginn and Company, 1961, 8vo and small 4to; and 24 others (34)

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  • Provenance: John Linnell, printer and founder of the Galley Club; his son the late Hugh Linnell.
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