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Playground Football

This reprint of a schoolboy essay almost certainly by T. E. Lawrence was inspired not only by Lawrence the writer himself but by becoming infected with Paul Nash’s enthusiasm for the Corvinus Press. Thus it is a small homage to both Lawrence and Viscount Carlow, the press’s founder. John Randle, the proprietor of the Whittington Press commented: “Only you would mix Caslon and Corvinus, Miles”.

There is a wood engraving by Ian Stephens. Paul Kershaw designed and hand printed the patterned paper, which is based on the pawl & ratchet of a canal lock paddle.

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