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Forty Years of ‘SPY’ (1915)

£45.00

Artist(s): Sir Leslie Matthew Ward AKA 'SPY'
Author(s): Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 1915
Publisher: Chatto and Windus
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 351
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated

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Hardback.  First edition.  No dustjacket. Green cloth boards with gilt titling to front cover and to spine.  Top edge gilt.  Illustrated in colour and black and white.  Portrait frontispiece.  “Hardback.  First edition.  No dustjacket. Green cloth boards with gilt titling to front cover and to spine.  Top edge gilt.  Illustrated in colour and black and white.  Portrait frontispiece.  “Sir Leslie Matthew Ward was a British portrait artist and caricaturist who over four decades painted 1,325 portraits which were regularly published by Vanity Fair, under the pseudonyms “Spy” and “Drawl”. The portraits were produced as watercolours and turned into chromolithographs for publication in the magazine.’  Condition: Spine a little shaken.  Boards a little scuffed and worn with some white marks to rear panel.  Edges a little worn, otherwise very good. was a British portrait artist and caricaturist who over four decades painted 1,325 portraits which were regularly published by Vanity Fair, under the pseudonyms “Spy” and “Drawl”. The portraits were produced as watercolours and turned into chromolithographs for publication in the magazine.’  Condition: Spine a little shaken.  Boards a little scuffed and worn with some white marks to rear panel.  Edges a little worn.  Previous owner’s bookplate to front endpaper, otherwise very good.

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