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BARKER, Cicely Mary (1895-1973).:
SMALL ORIGINAL PEN AND INK ARTWORK FROM "OUR DARLING'S FIRST BOOK".
London, Blackie, circa 1940. Image size 50 x 73 mm, 2 x 3 inches, depicting a little boy attempting to fill an inkwell. It appears on page (36) reproduced the same size. Framed and glazed. Sold with a good copy of the book which may be a slightly later edition (all copies are undated). It is filled with Barker's drawings of children including 6 colour plates (80 pages in total - see images). Barker's illustrations for this title first appeared in 1929 and the book proved popular going into several reprints. See Laing, Cicely Mary Barker and her Art, page 26. Price includes VAT. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy item which may require extra postage.
Bookseller: Roger Middleton [United Kingdom]
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