SEARLE, Ronald, & Alex Atkinson.
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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from Ronald Searle, inscribed in his distinctive hand on the front free endpaper: “For Wendy with love from Ronnie, Christmas 1964”; also tipped-in is an inscribed Christmas card (1965) from Searle (with integral envelope addressed in his hand). “Wendy” is the actress, dancer, and theatre and film director, Wendy Toye (1917-2010) who had collaborated with Searle on a number of theatre projects.
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Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout. Spine lightly toned. An excellent copy.