ARDIZZONE, Edward

Italian Peepshow by Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Ardizzone, illustrator

£60.00

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Italian Peepshow by Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Ardizzone, illustrator

8vo.Bound in red loth with silver lettering. 96pp. Illustrated in black & white by Ardizzone. Dust wrapper, also designed by Edward Ardizzone, is not clipped, lightly worn along edges and a little frayed. On front end paper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Book is firm and very clean, almost fine. ‘There are all kinds of stories to be told about sunny land of Italy… ‘   Scarce First UK edition.

Size 21 x 15.5cm (8 x 6 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: Oxford University Press
Signed: No
Date: 1960
Place: London
Condition: Fine
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002476

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