1960 By Rocking-Chair Across Russia
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
With the bookplate of Simon Heneage, co-founder of the Cartoon Art Trust. Heneage compiled 'The Dictionary of British Cartoonists and Caricaturists 1730-1980' alongside Mark Bryant. He also helped to set up the Cartoon Museum, Little Russell Street, London. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian's School and collaborated with Geoffrey Willans on the Molesworth series. Searle received many critical recognition for his work especially in America. He won the National Cartoonists Society's Advertising and Illustration Award in 1959 and 1965, The Reuben Award in 1960 and many more. A humorous and satirical guide to Russia. Regarded as 'the most devastating travel book since these keen-eyed investigators gave us U.S.A for Beginners.' Issued in the U.K under the title 'Russia for Beginners'.
In the original quarter cloth binding and in original paper covered boards. Held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart with minor bumping to the head and tail of spine. Slight age-toning to the head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper is sunned to the spine and to the extremities. Light chipping to the head and tail of spines. Light rubbing to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean.
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