Co-operative Society – Argyle St., Lancaster, 1898

The Lancaster & Skerton Equitable Industrial Co-operative Society, Argyle St., Lancaster. One of a number of varied signs on the frontage of these small Co-op stores in Lancaster. This example is set in relief.

Yates & Jackson – former Farmer’s Arms pub, Lancaster

A seldom noticed example of lettering from the city of Lancaster. This stained glass window in found in theback stairwell of a pub (formally the Farmer’s Arms and now called the Penny Street Bridge) on the corner of King Street and Aldcliffe Rd. The motif is of the firm, Yates and Jackson, who were one ofContinue reading “Yates & Jackson – former Farmer’s Arms pub, Lancaster”

Golden Hare Books, Edinburgh

This recently relocated independent bookshop is a joy for anyone who likes books with a difference. It stocks a range of unusually and generally beautiful items as well as an excellent children’s section.  The care taken with the shop lettering is reflected in the presentation of the books inside. Location: St. Stephens St, Edinburgh, Scotland