When my Ship Comes Home by Chris Massie; Edward Ardizzone dust wrapper.



‘When my Ship Comes Home’ by Chris Massie; Edward Ardizzone dust wrapper.

8vo. 173pp. Bound in dark red cloth with yellow lettering along spine. The wrapper unclipped, is designed by Edward Ardizzone. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Top edge a little dusty, otherwise a fine copy.

‘The present work which is a story of a little boy at the age of innocence. Vincent runs free in the sunlight of an east coast island, at one with the sea and the immense summer sky‚Ķ ‘

Size 19.5 x13cm (7.75 x 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 & Faber,
Signed: No
Date: 1959
Place: London
Condition: Near Fine
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002420

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