Photo of Anthony BlondAuthor and publisher Anthony Blond attended Moor Allerton in the 1930s before continuing his education at Eton then Oxford University.

His father was Major Neville Blond CMG OBE, one of the founders of the Royal Court theatre in London. He set up his first publishing company in 1952 and was publisher and director of Private Eye magazine. Blond wrote two books about the publishing trade, The Publishing Game (1971) and The Book Book (1983) and a humorous novel, Family Business (1978).

Find out more about him on his Wikipedia entry or obituaries published upon his death in 2008 in The Guardian, The Independent, and The Telegraph.

Some Anthony Blond press clippings from the Moor Allerton archive: