Printed ephemera of Gordon Bottomley relating to literature - miscellaneous criticism, books and publishing

Scope and Content

(1) Criticism. A short collection of cuttings of articles and letters by the critic Arthur Symons, and other miscellaneous critical essays and reviews. Includes a copy of The Abinger Chronicle, vol. 1, no. 10 (Sep/Oct 1940).(2) Books and publishing. Contains preview handbills for private press publications: The Rambler, Essex House Press/Guild of Handicraft, Riccardi Press, Edward Walters, The Doves Press, ‘The Children of the Hour’ (preliminary number, Dec 1896), The Butterfly/New Century Press, The Hogarth Press, Nonesuch Press, Medici Society/Philip Lee Warner. Together with miscellaneous booklists and announcements, etc., and an issue of The Pall Mall Gazette, Extra, no. 24 (London, nd) featuring a list of ‘The Best Hundred Books’. For the work of James Guthrie for the Pear Tree Press see Add MS 88957/4/3-7.

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