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Les Tres Riches Heures de Mrs. Mole

Seale, Ronald

Published by Artists' Choice Books, London, 2011
Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase. Hardcover
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Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase bright and clean. Quarterbound, tan leather spine, tan suede boards, tan leather inlay, gilt lettering, pictorial endpages, frontispiece. 4to. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 135 of 156. Signed by both Ronald and Monica Searle, shortly before their passing. When the wife of famed cartoonist Ronald Searle was diagnosed with a virulent strain of breast cancer and given six months to live he did the only think he could do: "From the start he had the idea of giving me a little drawing for each chemo session and I would lie in bed, living the life he created in the pictures. . The pictures in this book are reproduced in the order in which they were given to me." The 47 images spanned her 5 years of chemo sessions.and she lived 40 years longer than doctors expected. Sadly, Monica Searle died in July 2011 and Ronald Searle died December often happens with devoted, elderly couples. RIP to the both of them. A tender and wonderful work. Bookseller Inventory # 7567

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Title: Les Tres Riches Heures de Mrs. Mole

Publisher: Artists' Choice Books, London

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine in Fine Slipcase.

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition.

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