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Eric Gill

Typographer, Sculptor (22-Feb-1882 — 17-Nov-1940)


Donald Attwater. A Cell of Good Living: The Life, Works, and Opinions of Eric Gill. London: Geoffrey Chapman. 1969. 233pp.

Elizabeth A. Brady. Eric Gill: Twentieth Century Book Designer. New York: Scarecrow Press. 1962. 184pp. Revised 1974

Roy Brewer. Eric Gill: The Man Who Loved Letters. London: Frederick Muller. 1973. 86pp.

Judith Collins. Eric Gill: The Sculpture. Bergenfield, NJ: The Overlook Press. 1998. 240pp.

Cecil Gill; Beatrice Warde; David Kindersley. The Life and Works of Eric Gill. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. 1968. 62pp.

Evan R. Gill. Bibliography of Eric Gill. London: Cassell. 1953. 224pp. Revised 1991

Robert Harling. The Letter Forms and Type Design of Eric Gill. Boston: David R. Godine. 1976.

Peter Holliday (editor). Eric Gill in Ditchling: Four Essays. Newcastle: Oak Knoll Press. 2002. 96pp.

Fiona MacCarthy. Eric Gill: A Lover's Quest for Art and God. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.. 1989. 338pp.

David Peace. Eric Gill: The Inscriptions. London: The Herbert Press. 1994. 208pp.

Walter Shewring (editor). Letters of Eric Gill. London: Jonathan Cape. 1947. 480pp.

Christopher Skelton (editor). The Engravings of Eric Gill. Wellingborough, England: Skelton's Press. 1983. 545pp.

Robert Speaight. The Life of Eric Gill. New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons. 1966. 323pp.

Malcolm Yorke. Eric Gill: Man of Flesh and Spirit. London: Constable. 1981. 304pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.270)

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.255)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.589)

  7. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.363)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.203)

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