Paris Sketchbook.

Paris Sketchbook.
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London: The Saturn Press, 1950. 8vo, 80 pp. Blue cloth over boards. Illustrated dust jacket with a couple small tears, some loss at crown of spine panel. Boards faintly bowed. Paper slightly age toned as usual. Very good. First edition. The illustrator and creator of the fictional St. Trinian’s School which later became the subject of three popular 1950s films, Ronald Searle was also a POW during WWII, working on the infamous Thailand-Burma Death Railway. This was Searle’s first book composed in collaboration with his wife Kaye Webb. Extensive black-and-white illustrations depicting the experiences and sights of Ronald and Kaye as they spent a holiday in Paris. (Item Id: 104838)

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