Maggs Bros Ltd

Breakdown.

BRATBY John (1960.)

£750.00  [First Edition]

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Illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket by the author. London, Hutchinson.

Original self portrait pencil drawing, protected by tissue, to the front free endpaper, the artist standing at an easel, brush in one hand, the other in a pocket, discarded paint tubes at his feet, signed 'John Bratby December 60', a self portrait in a self portrait, 'Breakdown' being a largely autobiographical novel.

Dust jacket nicked and torn at the edges, with some loss on the lower cover, the folds rubbed.

Stock Code: 216896