Life in an English Village. Edward Bawden, Noel Carrington.
Life in an English Village

Life in an English Village. Sixteen Lithographs by Edward Bawden with an Introductory Essay by Noel Carrington.

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books (King Penguin), 1949. 12mo. First edition. Original patterned paper boards designed by Edward Bawden. 'The coloured illustrations in this book are from drawings made by the artist directly on to lithographic zinc plates. They are therefore originals and not reproductions of drawings made on paper.' With six black and white illustrations in the Introductory Essay. Covers slightly foxed with a tiny nick at the foot of the spine and a small pink mark towards the bottom of the front cover. Miniscule ink ownership "Miss Moore" at the top of the flyleaf. Near fine. Item #5166

#51 in the King Penguin series bears comparison with High Street by Eric Ravilious and J. M. Richards as a snapshot of English life that was already passing away.

Price: £75.00

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