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IN 1965 Morris Cox, then aged 62, designed, made and printed at his private press, the Gogmagog Press, in Stratford, east London, a small book printed on and bound in Japanese papers. An Impression of Winter: a landscape panorama, in an edition of 100 copies, sold through the specialist bookseller Bertram Rota's catalogue for pounds 2. Three further seasons followed within a year. The set of four is now usually priced at pounds 1,250.

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Merrill sites pounds 300m HQ in the City

Merrill Lynch, the giant American investment bank, will announce today that it will build a pounds 300m head office on the site of the old Royal Mail sorting office in King Edward Street, London.

New Government! New Guardian! Alan Rusbridger is shaking up his staff with Blairite conviction

"Youth! Youth! There is absolutely nothing in the world but youth!"

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Sales of the Big Issue are booming on the streets of London. The founding editor has an MBE. Even the vendors have degrees. Text and photographs by Colin McKillop

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