Rex Whistler The Konigsmark Drawings; Reproduced in facsimile in Sepia and Colour With an introduction, and the story in brief, derived from A.E.W. Mason's novel
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24 pages in text. 33.5 x 28 cm. Limited edition, copy 77 of 1000. 10 tipped-in plates, plus a facsimile of Whistler's first letter to Mason accepting the commission. This work completed by Whistler during the heat wave in the summer of 1941 while serving in the Welsh Guards during WW II. Whistler illustrates Mason's romantic tale from the days of the Grand Alliance against Louis XIV in a setting of German Baroque palaces and gardens. Backstrip rubbed at extremities and sunned. Orig. orange cloth, front cover decorated and lettered in gilt. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 20789
Title: Rex Whistler The Konigsmark Drawings; ...
Publisher: Richards Press, London
Publication Date: 1952
Illustrator: Whistler, Rex
Edition: First edition.
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