Entry updated 31 March 2021. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of US-born author and typographer Beatrice Lamberton Warde (1900-1969), famous for This Is a Printing Office (1932 broadsheet) under her own name. Her sf novella, The Shelter in Bedlem (1937 chap; rev vt Peace Under Earth: Dialogues from the Year 1946 1938 chap), expresses a grim view of the Dystopia which would follow the end of conflict. The Crystal Goblet: Sixteen Essays on Typography (coll 1955) as Beatrice Warde conveys her passionate involvement in proper typography as a window for words. [JC]
Beatrice Lamberton Becker Warde
born New York: 20 September 1900
died 16 September 1969
- The Shelter in Bedlem (London: by the Author, 1937) [story: chap: pb/]
- Peace Under Earth: Dialogues from the Year 1946 (London: Megaw, 1938) [story: chap: rev vt of above: hb/]
previous versions of this entry