Balston, Thomas, 1883-1967
- Existence: 1883 - 1967
Thomas Balston was a member of the Balston paper-making family, a director of the publishers Duckworth and Co., and a noted scholar of English book production and illustration.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Len Weaver collection of Siegfried Sassoon
Dates: 1920 - 1934
Siegfried Sassoon collection, 1919-1955
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection comprised from several purchases. It includes correspondence, dating from 1931 to 1934, between Sassoon and Thomas Balston of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd., Morchard Bishop, Raymond Mortimer and Arthur Waley, as well as writings including 8 individual autograph poems, a galley proof of This Glib Garland (1931), and drafts, mock-up, and proof copy of Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre (1931). Also included is a 1920 studio portrait of Sassoon inscribed to him by J.B....
Dates: 1919 - 1955