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LEIGHTON, John. A Sonnet seguence of the great adventure of John Leighton fro over 16 years Hon Sec & Late Master of the Art Workers Guild London.

[Florence]. [Gualandi's Deaf and dumb Institute Typographic School], [s.d., c.1920] First edition.
Quarto. 40pp. Original wrappers. Slight browning, edges uncut. Embossed stamp '1. Costa Scarpuccia Florence' to second leaf. Presentation copy, inscribed by the dedicatee 'To my ever dear Arthur from Sister Margaret', followed by a short note and five lines of verse.
An unrecorded commemorative poetic anthology produced by John Leighton, Master and Honorary Secretary of the Arts Workers' Guild in London in the 1910s and 1920s. Inspired by William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement, the Guild was established in 1884, advocating no distinction between the arts. The dedicatee, who presented this copy to an acquaintance, was Sister Margaret, a nurse first at Addenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridge, and later probably at the Deaf and Dumb Institute in Florence, at the typography of which this pamphlet was printed.

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£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 20598