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The Colony Room Club Ltd Ed

The Colony Room Club 1948-2018: A History of Bohemian Soho by Sophie Parkin

This book is the first and original story of The Colony Room Club, Francis Bacon’s home from home, started by the inimitable Muriel Belcher. It tells the tale of how culture and creativity re-establishes itself in a country after a World War and that there is only one degree of separation between all the players.

This limited edition of 750 is handbound with Colony green linen with embossed title on spine and cover. Each is signed, numbered and dated inside and presented in a slipcover.

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Dimensions 42 x 3.5 x 31.6cm
Fabric & material Hardback
No. of Pages 266
SKU 12092248

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Full of stories both funny, filthy, and remarkably un-PC with interviews from over 50 people and photos from their family albums, this book is personal. It charts the history of post-war Britain with The Colony playing the lead right through to the YBA’s. Sophie Parkin is a writer and artist, and knew many of the artists indeed Molly Parkin her mother gave her membership as an 18th birthday present.