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A Bird-Painter's Sketch Book - RICKMAN, Philip (1891-1982) - 1931. [1200368]
Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, London 1931 - (12 x 9 3/4 inches). 34 plates (11 in colour). Publisher's vellum backed blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt One of 125 copies signed by the artist, with a signed pencil drawing below the frontispiece. "Ever since I can remember I have taken the greatest interest in birds . I have frequently been asked to issue in book form a collection of my paintings and sketches together with some of my notes, which I have kept as carefully as possible. This is such a book. It contains a number of plates in pencil and colour, some being reproductions of finished pictures, others of sketches made in the open, and in one or two instances of pages extracted from sketch books." (Preface). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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