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Denis Glover and John Drew at the Caxton Press

Denis Glover and John Drew at the Caxton Press

In 1935 poet Denis Glover (left) and John Drew (right) established the Caxton Press in Christchurch to publish poetry, short stories and essays. Here they are at work on a second-hand Wharfedale cylinder press about 1936.

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Reference: Gordon Ogilvie, Denis Glover: his life. Auckland: Godwit, 1999.
Photograph by Rupert Glover

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Elizabeth Caffin, 'Publishing - New publishers, 1930s and 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 September 2021)

Story by Elizabeth Caffin, published 22 Oct 2014