The Prodigal Son, and other parables shown in pictures.

Derrick (Thomas)

The Prodigal Son, and other parables shown in pictures.

Description: FIRST EDITION, illustrations by Derrick throughout, [unpaginated], imperial 8vo, original quarter black cloths, cream boards printed in red and black with lettering and overall illustration by Derrick, printed label to backstrip, lean to spine, corners bruised with light wear, edges untrimmed, two newspaper clippings of adverts for Buoyant upholstery featuring Derrick cartoons laid in, good

Publication Details: Oxford: (Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for) Basil Blackwell, 1931

Notes: Inscribed by Thomas Derrick on the flyleaf: 'To Mrs Preston-Tewart, from the artist, Thomas Derrick, April 1931'; sometime taped to the facing pastedown (now loose with tape stains) is an ALs on headed paper from Derrick presenting the book (belatedly, dated November 1931) to the same, apologising if it has become soiled by being left on his desk, and extending good wishes from his family to theirs. Having become loose allows us to see a few pencil sketches of animals (horse and dog), presumably by Derrick, on the verso. In the vein of his cartoon work, this was among a number of projects unde...more

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Price: £45

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1931

Stock Number: 64618

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