Square 8vo. Staple bound paperback published in conjunction with the Festival of Britain in 1951. Square 8vo. Original paper wrappers with cover by Edward Ardizonne. Illustrated with 16 photographs reproduced from exhibition. On verso of front cover is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Former owner inscription. ‘H W Perl London July 15th 1951’ in ink. (Possibly the author/ artist, 1897-1952) The cover is a little dusty and toned else a very good copy.
Size 23 x18cm (9 x 7 inches)
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.
Publisher: Arts Council of Great Britain
Condition: vVery Good +
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002494