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Stanley Morison

Typographer, Historian (6-May-1889 — 11-Oct-1967)


Nicholas Barker. Stanley Morison. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1972. 566pp.

John Carter (editor). A Handlist of the Writings of Stanley Morison. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1950. 47pp.

Herbert Jones. Stanley Morison Displayed: An Examination of His Early Typographic Work. London: Frederick Muller, Ltd.. 1976.

James Moran. Stanley Morison: His Typographic Achievement. London: Lund Humphries. 1971. 184pp.

Stanley Morison; D. B. Updike. Selected Correspondence. New York: The Moretus Press. 1979. 217pp.


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  4. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.561)

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.532)

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