[Advertising leaflet:] The Serendipity Shop.

Gill (MacDonald)

[Advertising leaflet:] The Serendipity Shop.

Description: single folded leaf, a full-page map by MacDonald Gill showing the shop's new location, pp. [3], crown 8vo, a touch of browning at tips and a small amount of very shallow chipping to inner margin at head (neither affecting any text or image), one faint spot to fore-margin of front, very good

Publication Details: [1919]

Notes: The MacDonald Gill map used here was commissioned expressly for this purpose - it is simple, uncoloured, but in his characteristic style. Closed during the War, Everard Meynell's Serendipity Shop reopened at the new location of East Chapel Street, on the corner of Shepherd's Market - having previously been on Museum Street. Everard, among the children of Alice and Wilfrid Meynell, traded for a couple more years, continuing his specialisms in the work of Eric Gill and Claud Lovat Fraser, poetry and various artwork, before ill health prompted a move to the US - he died from tuberculosis in 1926....more

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Price: £50

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: [1919]

Stock Number: 65608

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