[Pamphlet] The Economics of Reparation

Sir George Paish [Pelican Press; Francis Meynell
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London: THe Challenge, Limited, Effingham House, Arundel Street, Strand, WC2, Printed at the Pelican Press [1921?]

[13]pp., cream printed wraps, staples as issued (rusted), good condition. Scarce.

Autograph Letter Signed ('Vera Meynell') from Lady Vera Meynell, wife of the typographer Sir Francis Meynell, to 'Dear Jack' [the anthropologist J. H. Driberg], asking him to 'let bygones be bygones' and visit her at Toppesfield, 'Hitler permitting'.

Lady Vera Meynell [née Vera Rosalind Wynn Mendel] (1895-1947), wife of Sir Francis Meynell (1891-1975), publisher and typographer, founder of the Nonesuch Press [Jack Herbert Driberg (1888-1946)]
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On letterhead of 39 Woburn Square, WC1 [London]. 5 July [no year, but during the Second World War].

1p., 12mo. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. The letter begins: 'Dear Jack | It is a long time since we met - but perhaps that is my fault. If so, will you let bygones be bygones - and come over to Toppesfield some time?' She suggests a date, 'Or any Sunday lunch in the immediate future', stating that 'after July, all plans are "Hitler permitting"!' Driberg has noted his acceptance of the invitation up one margin. [Driberg was a Lecturer in Anthropology at Cambridge University from 1934 to 1942. His brother was the colourful Labour MP Tom Driberg.

Typed letter signed to Elizabeth Harvey, journalist

Francis Meynell
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Publisher, writer, etc. (1891-1975). One page, 8vo. He is following up an article Miss Harvey had written in "Country Life" about "pargetting". He says that "recessed ornamentation is still done where he lives (Suffolk) and wonders how "relief patterning is accomplished".

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