Thomas Balston Papers, 1946-1948


Thomas Balston Papers, 1946-1948

Thomas Balston Papers, 1946-1948

Thomas Balston (1883-1967) was director of the publishers Duckworth and Co., as well as a distinguished scholar of English book production, notably illustrations. The collection consists of material concerning efforts in the 1940s to publish a set of engravings by John Martin illustrating John Milton's Included are two typescript versions of an essay, by Thomas Balston (1883-1967), which was to introduce the engravings, and letters from representatives of King Penguin Books, which had initially planned to publish the work, to Balston. The work was never published. Paradise Lost. John Martin's 'Paradise Lost'



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Thomas Balston was a partner in Gerald Duckworth & Co., the Sitwells’ publisher. From the guide to the Thomas Balston Papers of the Sitwells, 1924-1960, (Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections) Epithet: partner at Gerald Duckworth and Company British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x0001e2 Thomas Balston (1883-1967) was director of the publi...