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John Lawrence's Picture Book

This was one of the last engraver's picture books that Carr published, numbered 99, and was published after 1987 as it is not listed in Carr's History of the QTP. John Lawrence (b 1933) is a living illustrator and engraver.

According to Jisc Library Hub there is a copy in the Royal Academy of Arts, but it's not listed in the RA catalogue.

(Last updated on 13/1/2021)

SBE-LAW1: First edition

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 1989?

ISBN: None

Size: 127 x 93 mm

Pages: 16 pp

Staples: two

Binding: white glossy printed card covers

Paper: white

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: John Lawrence

Internal illustrations: 32 engravings

Number in series: 99 (one 9 above the other)

Colophon: half sun face

Telephone number: none stated

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none

Printed by: none stated

Content: Short biography; Susan Chambers; Valentine; (bull); Brian North Lee Juvenilia; Militia on parade; Helpston Market; (small house); (stage coach); the autobiographical writings of John Clare; Patrick Hardy device; Shepherd's calendar; (snail); Watership Down; For Crank's Health Foods; Chiswick House; Silver Jubilee; (peacock); Basilisk Press device; London snow; London snow; 4 engravings Bad Babies; 4 engravings Good Babies; (letter M); Songs for St Magnus; (three wise men).

Notes: The same number was given to the peoms of G.K. Chesterton.

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Rear and front covers

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Inside rear cover