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Faber and Faber: 90 years of excellence in cover design Toby Faber Wednesday 01 May 2019

This lecture traces the history of the last of the great independent publishing houses, one which has employed some of the most celebrated artists as cover illustrators; from Rex Whistler and Barnett Freedman to Peter Blake and Damien Hirst. In addition to images of book covers, advertisements and key individuals, the talk will also be peppered with personal insights and anecdotes from Toby, grandson of the founder, Geoffrey Faber.