Book Description

4to. Limited edition of 280 copies. Pale yellow, cloth-covered, clamshell box containing: Quarto volume, bound in a quarter orange cloth with printed paper sides. Illustrated with photo plates and wood engravings (1 folding). Together with: Large oblong folder of 9 coloured illustrations for 'Royal Flush' c.1946, and a sewn booklet containing extra engravings too large for the book. Clamshell box a little marked. Contents as new.
Dealer Notes
Derrick Harris’s ‘style was at once utterly individual and, somewhere between Edward Bawden and Rowland Emmett [sic], very much of its time; and it is through his popular work, sometimes engraved, sometimes drawn or painted, that he contributed to defining the look of the 1950s.’
Author Brett, Simon
Date 1998
Publisher Denby Dale, The Fleece Press

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