Frank Vigor Morley(1899-1980), Mathematician, essayist, editor and publisher; co-founder of Faber and Faber
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Mathematician, writer and editor. Morley grew up in Pennsylvania, USA and attended Haverford College where his father, also called Frank, was Professor of Mathematics. After moving to England to study at Oxford, Morley spent many years in book publishing both in London and New York and became co-director of Faber and Faber (1929). As a mathematician he collaborated with his father for over twenty years, producing works such as Inversive Geometry (1933). His diverse output also includes My One Contribution to Chess (1945) and The Great North Road (1961).