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An Experience of Critics.

SEARLE Ronald.; FRY Christopher.; GUINNESS Alec prologue (1952.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

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Black and white illustrations by Ronald Searle. First edition. 8vo., cloth, pictorial dust jacket by Searle. London, Perpetua.

A presentation copy, inscribed three times on the half title page and the front free endpaper to the English actor Clive Brook, 'With best wishes for Clive Brook - whom I wish I could meet! Kaye Webb   20th Oct. 1952,'--'and with the artist's admiration Ronald Searle', 'Dear Clive This is with love from Wendy J.O.R.B'. Kaye Webb was at the this time married to Searle, Wendy Toye was a dancer and stage and film director, who directed Brook more than once on the stage. With contributions by Harold Hobson, W.A. Darlington, T.C. Worsley et al.

Dust jacket nicked with a few small tears to head of spine, and the lower rear edge.

Stock Code: 217447