Bookbinding began as a hobby for Anthony Gardner (1887-1973), but following his retirement as a Chief Structural Engineer in the Ministry of Works in 1953 he established his own bookbinding and restoration firm. Gardener was also a self-taught engraver and calligrapher.
The papers of Anthony Gardner including:
Given to the Library in 1982.Access Conditions
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.Related Units of Description
Bindery journals and notebooks of Anthony Gardner (MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888-93, e. 829).Publication Note
See scope and content.
Gardner | Anthony | 1887-1973 | bookbinder
Tee | George | fl 1964-1982
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