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[QUEENSLAND] Greeting card from Richard Pennington, former Head Librarian, University of Queensland

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1998-1999. Handwritten message: At my age life is slow (and painful), and I am far in arrears with my Xmas cards. Richard Pennington. La Pennelliere, Blanzac 16250 France.

Richard Pennington was an Australian bibliographer, writer, amateur printer and former Head Librarian, University of Queensland, Australia, 1939-1946; University Librarian, McGill University, 1947-64; author of the autobiographical Peterley Harvest: the Private Diary of David Peterley (London: Hutchinson, 1960) and A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Works of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607- 1677 (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1982). He was also responsible for two key works on the Australian poet Christopher Brennan: Christopher Brennan : some recollections (Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1970); and A conversation with Christopher Brennan on religion /​ recorded by Richard Pennington and now for the first time printed (Blanzac, France : Richard Pennington, 1978).

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