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Blake, Peter

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Description

  • The "First Editions: Re-covered" copy of:
  • book with new dust-jacket
Carroll, Lewis. Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. Boston: Lee and Shepard..., 1872, first American edition (including "wade" for "wabe" on p. 21), original pictorial brown cloth gilt, hinges splitting, spine slightly worn

WITH AN ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET BY PETER BLAKE, 188 by 437mm., watercolour laid-down to paper, signed and dated by the artist "Peter Blake 17")

Catalogue Note

Peter Blake is one of the leading artists of his generation and is recognised as one of the founders of British Pop Art. One of his best known works is the album cover for The Beatles’ Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. In 1981 he was elected a member of the Royal Academy and in 1994 was made the Third Associate Artist of the National Gallery. He was knighted in 2002 for services to art.
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