LYNTON HAROLD LAMB (1907 - 1977)
Born in India, spent his childhood in London.
From 1930 he designed book jackets and bindings for the Oxford University Press, with a break for military service during World War II when he designed camouflage and in 1936 he had an exhibition of paintings at the Storran Gallery. He designed decorations for Orient Lines ships from 1935-1950, exhibited works at the Festival of Britain in 1951. Lamb was the Author of the Inspector Charles Glover Detective stories. He was head of lithography at the Royal College of Art and Slade School of Fine Art and was named 'Royal Designer to Industry' in 1974. He lived in retirement in Sandon, Essex and died aged 70.