Kaleidoscope by Eleanor Farjeon



Kaleidoscope by Eleanor Farjeon ,Edward Ardizzone, illustrator

First edition thus with Ardizzone illustrations , first published by Collins 1928. 8vo. 158 pages. Bound in red cloth with silver lettering on spine. Original hardback in original dust wrapper. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Dust wrapper and black and white line drawings by Edward Ardizzone . Dust wrapper is clipped, slightly creased along edges but no tears. Inside a former owners inscription has been cut out of the blank front endpaper. Loosely inserted is The Scottish Arts Council label for an exhibition, in which this copy was lent for. A very good almost fine copy.

Scarce. Size 22.5 x 14.5cm (9 x 5.5 inches)

‘Anthony grew up in the loveliest place in the world-his father called it the Eye of the Earth. But to Anthony the eye of the earth was the old mill-pond near his home-a place of mystery and enchantment, inviting him to come, come close, come closer, and look through the beautiful eye…’

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 Universiy Press.
Date: 1963
Place: Oxford
Book ID: 60002426

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