Special Slipcased Edition with gold blocked page edges limited to just 50 copies worldwide signed and numbered by the Author. Click for larger image ...
George MacDonald Fraser
Gold Blocked Pages
A lavishly illustrated biography of Arthur Barbosa, the artist who, over more than sixty years, provided dust jackets for some of the twentieth century's most famous authors of fiction, including Georgette Heyer, Doris Leslie, C. S. Forester, Patrick O'Brian, Joanna Trollope, Graham Greene, Sax Rohmer, Jules Verne, Anthony Powell, Lytton Strachey and, of course, George MacDonald Fraser
Born in Liverpool, he moved to London at the end of the 1920s where he became a noted and respected illustrator and commercial artist. A lifelong friend of Rex Harrison, he also numbered among his friends and acquaintances Cecil Beaton, Frederick Ashton, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
Available in a limited edition of just 500 copies worldwide, only four hundred and fifty of which will be for sale. It will not be reprinted.
THIS EDITION is from the first 50 copies (1 50) that are numbered and signed by the author and have a specially designed slipcase and gold blocked page edges.
The next four hundred copies (51 450) are numbered and have a specially designed dust jacket.
The final fifty copies are for library and other deposits, review and private distribution.Author:
Book Palace Books, June 2018Number of pages:
Hard Cover in Slipcase; Full Colour illustrationsSize:
9" x 12" (220mm x 297mm)