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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.

Slightly foxed - But still desirable.


SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE. Ronald Searle's wicked world of book collecting. SEARLE. RONALD. Souvenir Press. London. 1989. SIGNED, LIMITED FIRST EDITION. 4to. (12.1 x 8.8 inches). One of only 150 copies, numbered and signed by Searle. Fully illustrated throughout with sixty full page colour plates by Searle, each with a humorous book related title on the opposite leaf. Single page introduction by Searle at the front and 4pp humorous glossary of book collecting terms at the end of the book. Fine copy in the publishers original dark blue Morocco leather binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Mustard yellow endpapers. Top edge blue. A beautiful, fine copy of this very amusing book.