One of those books that I have gone and bought largely because of the cover design. There is a whimsical period charm to it. It's by Keith Vaughan, a successful painter who was a friend of John Minton, and there's much in common in their style of design.
It only cost me a fiver, a book published by the Hogarth Press, edited by John Lehmann, and including work by Stephen Spender and C.V. Wedgwood.
This was the second incarnation of the journal 'New Writing', which John Lehmann had started in 1936. As 'Penguin New Writing', it continued until 1950.
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