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York Eco Business Centre
Amy Johnson Way
York
YO30 4AG
Contact James Hallgate
Georgina Hallgate
Telephone 01904 640111
Specialists Literature, Modern First Editions, Children's Books, Signed & Inscribed Books, Crime and Detective, Agatha Christie, Illustrated Books, Original Artwork, Manuscripts
The item listed here are samples from the 2016 fair.
We will be launching the highlights of the 2017 fair on 1st May 2017.
Lucius Books Ltd
Stand H04

Searle, Ronald

FILLES DE HAMBOURG, Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert 1969

First edition. An inscribed presentation copy, with a large original colour drawing by Ronald Searle. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. Very light rubbing to the cover edges otherwise a fine, bright copy.

Provenance
Actress, choreographer, stage and film director Wendy Toye (with whom Searle collaborated on several projects).

Note
Inscribed on the title page in black ink “For / Wendy / with love & / Happy Birthday wishes / - this bit of / backstreet reporting / by two of your / chums! / ? and Ronnie [underlined].” Beside the inscription Searle has drawn full page illustration of a cigarette smoking Fille de Hambourg in heels and stockings which he has dated underneath 1st May 1969.