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  • A. Michael Moorcock, Ergo Ego (London: MJM Publications, 1962) - includes recommendation for the work of Mervyn Peake on back cover.
  • B. Stephen R Sanderson, The Collector’s Bulletin, 10 (Newport News, Virginia: Purple Mouth Press, April 1969) - includes Mervyn Peake bibliography by Leslie Sklaroff.
  • C. Frank Denton, ed., Ash-Wing, 13 (Seattle: Bran & Skolawn Press, Feb 1974) - includes article ‘A World Away… A World Apart’ by Dainis Bisenieks, pp.9-12.
  • D. Jonathan Bacon and Steve Troyanovich, eds, Omniumgathum, 1 (Lamoni, Iowa: Stygian Isle Press, 1976) includes poems ‘Pictures and Paints’, ‘The Rhino and the Lark’ and ‘Fish or Fowl’ by Mervyn Peake, pp.18-19 - anthology of fantasy verse signed by Jonathan Bacon.
  • E. Whetstone: The Arts Magazine of Eltham College (Eltham: Plaistow Press Magazines, Autumn, 1979).
  • F. Mervyn Peake, A Reverie of Bone, with drawings by Jay Pickford (London: Woodstock Gallery Press, 1979) - presentation copy with inscription and letter from Jay Pickford to Maeve Gilmore.

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Appraisal Information

The following publications have been weeded out as they are duplicates of copies in the British Library printed books holdings:

  • Alphabet and Image, 1 (1946);
  • The Wind and the Rain, Vol 5, No 2 (1948);
  • Science Fantasy, Vol 21, No 61 (1963);
  • Rigby Graham, Romantic Book Illustration in England 1943-1955 (Pinner: Private Libraries Association, 1965);
  • New Worlds, Vol 51, No 176 (1967);
  • New Worlds, No 187 (1969);
  • The Green Book, Vol 1 No 3 (1980).