ARDIZZONE, Edward

CHARLES DICKENS BIRTHDAY BOOK. Compiled by Enid Dickens Hawksley with drawings by Edward Ardizzone.

£30.00

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CHARLES DICKENS BIRTHDAY BOOK. Compiled by Enid Dickens Hawksley with drawings by Edward Ardizzone.

4to. Unpaginated. Bound in Original pictorial cloth designed by Ardizzone. Not paginated. Original price-clipped pictorial dust-wrapper with the same design as the cover. Facing half title page is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone with black and white line drawings reproduced for the frontis and for each month. Wrapper with four small marginal tears along top margin and a larger 2cm tear along the lower edge spine hinge, else very good. Inside a presentation inscription ‘To Juliet with love from Daddy Christmas 1956’ in biro, otherwise very clean.

Size 21 x 16cm (8.5 x 6.5 inches)

Item details

Provenance: Andrew Murray, Director of Mayor Gallery, Cork Street, London. The Mayor Gallery exhibited Ardizzone s work in the 1960 s . Andrew Murray lent his personal collection of books and prints etc. to the travelling exhibition by Middlesbrough Museum in 1982.

Item details

Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited
Signed: No
Date: 1948
Place: London
Condition: Very Good
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002422

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