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The St Trinian's Story with Original Sketch by Ronald Searle

Kaye Webb

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Ref. 109990   Edition. First Edition

Illustrated By: Ronald Searle

Published By: Perpetua Books 1959 (London)

First edition hardback bound in original black cloth with gilt pictorial motif to cover and title to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Pictorial endpapers. Ink sketch of a school-girl's face wearing glasses and the St Trinian's hat, inscription reads: 'with best wishes / Ronald Searle / [signature]'. Illustrated frontispiece. Numerous photographs and illustrations throughout. Cut out of a magazine article recounting Searle's visit to see what a 'real girls'-school' was like at Acton Reynold. A few light marks to cloth cover. Tape to verso of jacket spine, closing a tear approx. 3cm long. Lights shelf wear along top edge of jacket. Ink smudges to page facing the sketch. Otherwise a bright clean copy. Overall very good condition. 118 pp. Collectable book indeed, with the original sketch breathing even more life into Searle's iconic illustrations.

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: Large 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator Ronald Searle

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