ARDIZZONE, Edward

The Little Steamroller by Graham Greene, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone [SIGNED]

£300.00

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The Little Steamroller by Graham Greene, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone [SIGNED]

First edition thus. Oblong 8vo. 48pp. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards, illustrated throughout in colour by Ardizzone. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. SIGNED by the artist, Edward Ardizzone Signed for Oliver by Edward Ardizzone with love 4th August 1977 . With the pictorial dust wrapper, not clipped, with light creasing and small tears along top edge of wrapper, otherwise a very good copy, almost fine copy.Scarce.

Size 187 x 245mm (7.5 x 9.5 inches)

Item details

First published 1953, The Little Steam Roller was a children s picture book created by Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover (who published as Dorothy Craigie and illustrated the books). After Glover’s death, the book was re-illustrated in by Edward Ardizzone in this 1974 edition.

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: The Bodley Head,
Signed: No
Date: 1974
Place: London
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good +
Book ID: 60002451

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