This collection contains items related to the
Rampant Lions Press and its owners Will and Sebastian Carter. Materials
include those printed by and about the Rampant Lions Press, including
books in print pamphlets, lecture announcements, book prospectuses, and
other printed ephemera.
William Nicholas Carter (generally known as Will Carter) was born in
Slough, Berkshire (England) on September 24, 1912. Carter was foremost a
printer, but also designed letters and did his own carving. He founded
the Rampant Lions Press in 1924 after visiting the Oxford University
Press. Will Carter published his first book in 1936, and officially
turned the Rampant Lions Press into a business in 1949 in Cambridge
following a stint in the Navy during World War II. He married Barbara
Digby in 1939, and the couple had four children (one boy and three
(.4 linear feet)
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts or printed items must be submitted in writing to the Clark
Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William
Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items
and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright
holder, which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.