With Duncan Grant in Southern Turkey :: Paul Roche soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Honeyglen Publishing, 1982, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Chronological tables ; Colour plates; Colour frontispiece;
From the cover: When Paul Roches first book, The Rat and the Convent Dove, was about to be published in 1952, he asked Duncan Grant to illustrate it. Duncan forthwith went to the zoo and sketched rats, pigeons, deer, marmosets, baboons and the other various creatures that played their parts in it. The publishers, alas, found his drawings too exact and too beautiful to show off the wayward and fanciful animals of Roches tales. They did, however, adopt most of the blurb which the young Roche had also asked his friend to write…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 134 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Travel catalogue?