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Archy does his Part by Don Marquis (Edward Bawden Dust Jacket)

£225.00

Artist(s): Edward Bawden
Author(s): Don Marquis
Format: hardback
Edition: First UK Edition
Year published: 1936
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 203

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‘The Archy of the title is a cockroach poet who befriends an alley cat called Mehitable, who thinks she was Cleopatra in a previous life. The pair feature in a series of books based on Don Marquis’ Archy newspaper columns, first published in the New York Evening Sun’.  First English Edition.  Housed in a stunning dust-jacket by Edward Bawden.  No underlining, highlighting or inscriptions.  Binding strong.  Pages clean.  Some light age toning to rear panel of dust-jacket.  Dust-jacket price clipped and a small red ink mark to rear flap, otherwise near fine.

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