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SEARLE, Ronald, & Alex Atkinson.

The Big City or The New Mayhew.

Published: London: Perpetua Books, 1958

Stock code: 100309

Price: £275

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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from Ronald Searle, inscribed in his distinctive hand on the front free endpaper: “Slices of Life [with a cut-out of an embossed image of a rose pasted-in] for Wendy with love, Christmas 1958, Ronnie”. “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.

Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout. Jacket with a few nicks and chips to extremities of spine. An excellent copy.

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