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My Mother

(1991)
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Hand set and printed by Toni Savage in a limited edition of 160 copies. 1 to 85 on white Sheepstor hand-made paper. 86 to 160 on cornflower blue Sheepstor hand-paper. Sheepstor hand-made paper approximately 10 by 8 inches (25 by 20 cm). 'Sheep' and holograph watermark of Spike Milligan's made by Tim Powell on Dartmoor circa 1975. Published by New Broom Press. Hand sewn. Out of Print New Broom Press was the brainchild of Toni Savage, a former opera singer, folk-club enthusiast and friend of Spike Milligan. With his own hand press, Toni Savage was at the heart of a revival of broadsheet printing in Leicester in the early 1960s. Toni Savage published hand printed broadsheets, pamphlets and handmade books. Toni Savage's publications were hand set and printed by hand on a small flat bed press, which he described as "One step up from John Bull'. Terence Alan Milligan KBE better known as Spike Milligan, was a comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright, soldier and actor of Irish parentage and dual Irish and British nationality. Robert Tilling's career spanned numerous solo and group exhibitions including the Barbican, Royal Academy of Arts and Contemporary Arts Society. He has illustrated a number of books and publications including Charles Causley and Spike Milligan. He was awarded an MBE in 2006 for services to the arts.



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August 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: My Mother
Author(s): Spike Milligan
ISBN: 0-901870-82-X / 978-0-901870-82-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Broom Private Press
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