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Edward Preston Young

English book publisher

Died when: 89 years 72 days (1070 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Edward Preston Young

Edward Preston "Teddy" Young & Bar (17 November 1913 – 28 January 2003) was a British graphic designer, submariner and publisher.In 1935 he joined the then new publishing firm of Penguin Books and was responsible for designing the cover scheme used by Penguin for many years as well as drawing the original penguin logo.

During World War II he served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) and became the first British RNVR officer to command a submarine.

After the war he returned to the publishing world and eventually became managing director of the Rainbird Group.Having written his wartime biography, One Of Our Submarines, in 1952, he later wrote several other books.

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