Artist among the Bankers.
DYSON Will (1933.)
£200.00 [First Edition]
Please contact us in advance if you would like to view this book at our Curzon Street shop.
Illustrations by the author. First edition, 8vo., cloth, pictorial dust jacket. London, J.M.Dent.
A presentation copy, inscribed in pencil on the front free endpaper 'To Carl from Will Dyson'. Will Dyson was an Australian pictorial satirist who came to England in 1912 to work for the Labour newspaper The Daily Herald where he was given a full page to champion the working man. He published in 1919 an eerily prophetic cartoon showing Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George and Clemenceau leaving the Versailles conference, Clemenceau saying 'Curious. I seem to hear a child weeping', the child in the cartoon labelled 'Class of 1940'.
Covers just faded, dust jacket soiled, torn at the head of the spine with some loss.
Stock Code: 219042