CECIL ALDIN. Cecil Aldin, Roy Heron.


The story of a sporting artist. Pp. 208, sepia frontispiece portrait, plus numerous coloured, tinted and black & white text illustrations (several full or double page), the title page printed in orange & black, index; small cr. 4to; pictorial pale green cloth, lettered and decorated in darker green & black, the boards a trifle sprung and with a couple of tiny edge bruises; dust wrapper, slightly soiled and lightly foxed on reverse, the backstrip slightly faded; edges of leaves faintly browned and lightly foxed; Waite & Bull, Exeter, England, 1981. First edition. *'Few artists can have achieved such fame and level of excellence in so many branches of their profession as that enjoyed by Cecil Aldin. His paintings of sporting scenes, old buildings and dogs and the regular appearance of his pictures in books and magazines had made him a household name on both sides of the Atlantic, and his death in January 1935 made front page news' [wrapper blurb]. Item #158682

Price: $50.00

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