Sealskin Trousers and Other Stories.
Author: Linklater, Eric.
Illustrator: Joan Hassall
Reference #: 1818
Status: For Sale
List Price: $25.00
Wood Engravings by Joan Hassall. Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1947. First Edition. Price-clipped, edge-worn dustjacket, and previous owner gift card taped to front free endpaper. 127 pp.
Five Stories told with a ‘gentle humour’. The illustrator was the daughter of British artist John Hassall, founder, in 1900, of the New Art School and School of Poster Design in Kensington. Joan Hassell (1906-1988) was herself awarded the OBE in 1987 for her contributions to art, and, in particular, book illustration. Bleiler listed sci-fi (1025).
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