1968 Breakfast in Perigord Essays on Various Occasions and in Diverse Moods
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Slipcase
A limited edition work, with five-hundred and twenty-five copies signed and numbered, of which four-hundred and seventy-give copies were for sale, being printed in Pastronchi type. This copy of numbered two-hundred and thirty-one. Signed by the author to the edition page. Held in the original slipcase in a near fine condition. A collection of essays by the artist William Russell Flint. Including the essays 'Breakfast in Perigord', 'The Philosopher', 'Under Pleasant Trees', 'Absurdity', 'Mixed Interlude', 'Cherries and Wine', 'Concerning Illustration', 'Maltese Encounter', and more. William Russell Flint was an artist best known for his watercolour paintings of women, though he also tried different mediums, such as oils, tempera, and printmaking. He was an artist for 'The Illustrated London News', and studied independently at the British Museum. He also contributed illustrations for editions of 'King Solomon's Mines' by H Rider Haggard, 'Le Morte d'Arthur' by Sir Thomas Malory, and 'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated profusely throughout.
In the original publisher's quarter morocco binding with cloth to the boards, and the original slipcase. Externally, smart. Very light marks to the boards. Minor marks to the slipcase. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Slipcase is in a near fine condition.
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