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Book Description
Here’s the pick of Ronald Searle's inimitable humorous drawings, so well known to the readers of Lilliput, Punch, The Tatler, Radio Times and many other magazines. Mr. Searle is by way of being Founder and Chairman of Governors of that Young Ladies' Academy sans pareil - St. Trinian's. There is a whole section of the book devoted to the dear girls of this remarkable establishment, beginning on page 47, whilst fore and aft Mr. Searle takes us to art exhibitions, to meet the writing public, to consider the ways of horrid little boys, and everywhere to have a prolonged and much needed laugh. But take care! This artist is a subtle rogue, and as D. B. Wyndham Lewis says in his delightfully witty foreword:." A cursory survey reveals only one twentieth of the cubic content of these drawings and their devilish charm; you have to sip them slowly
Dealer Notes
First Edition, First Printing; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Red titles spine with red vignette (St.Trinians girl) to front cover; Dust Jacket un-clipped; Dust Jacket has small chips to front & spine ends, now in archive acetate film protection.
Author Searle, Ronald
Date 1948
Binding Hardcover (Original White Cloth)
Publisher Macdonald, London
Illustrator Ronald Searle
Condition Very Good Condition (Good Dustjacket
Pages 96

Price: £80.00

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