Publishers Faber & Faber - Simplicity of Style

Published 13th May 2013

Who has failed to be moved by the sheer simplicity of style, but been held in awe by the originality of design, typographically perfect. You know you hold an ultimate literary object in your hand when confronted by a book published by Faber & Faber.


 the north ship - published by faber & faber

The North Ship - Published by Faber & Faber

They were established in 1929, primarily as a publisher of poetry. Before and after the Second World War, most of the “Young Guns” of British poetry were on the Faber list.


ted hughes - published by faber & faber

Ted Hughes - Published by Faber & Faber

This was a new poetical era, two world wars, economic crash, austerity of the 1930s, time of revolution, politics, love, and the first dawning of an increasing awareness of the natural world. This was all to be reflected in the literary world through the poetry the likes of Ezra Pound, Ted Hughes, TS Eliot, Thomas Blackburn, Louis MacNeice, Wyndham Lewis, WS Graham, Philip Larkin, W.H. Auden, etc. All published by Faber & Faber.



Ezra Pound Published by Faber & Faber

In Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood's Antiquarian Book auction on 21st August 2013, all are represented in a large collection of 20th century poetry mainly published by Faber & Faber.

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