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Sir Geoffrey Cust Faber (1889-1961) was a British academic, publisher and poet. He was educated at Rugby School and Christ Church, Oxford. He joined Oxford University Press in 1913.

A Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, he was the founding editor of Faber and Gwyer, shortly afterwards Faber and Faber, one of the most celebrated of literary publishing houses.


  • Interflow, Poems Mainly Lyrical (1915)
  • In the Valley of Vision: Poems Written in Time of War (1918)
  • Elnovia, An Entertainment for Novel Readers (1925)
  • The Autobiography of a Book (1926)
  • Oxford Apostles. A Character Study of the Oxford Movement (1933)
  • A Publisher Speaking (1935)
  • The Romance of a Bookshop 1904-1938 (1938)
  • The Buried Stream Collected Poems 1908-1940 (1941)
  • Jowett: A Portrait with Background (1957)
  • Twelve Years (1962) poem
  • Modern First Editions: Points and Values

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