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McKean, Dave
THE "FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED" COPY OF:
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2,5003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
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McKean, Dave
THE "FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED" COPY OF:
Estimate
2,5003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Children’s Books & Illustrations

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McKean, Dave
THE "FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED" COPY OF:
Eliot, T.S. The Waste Land and other poems. Faber and Faber, 1940, 8vo, FIRST EDITION THUS, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE-PAGE, original grey paper boards lettered in red, some browning and spotting, rustmarks and holes from paperclip, abrasion to front free endpaper, minor holes to upper joint

WITH AN ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET BY DAVE McKEAN, 195 by 448mm., pencil, acrylic and paper collage, signed and dated ("DMcKean 17") with note by the artist


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Dave McKean is a multi-award-winning illustrator, photographer, comic book artist, graphic designer, filmmaker and musician. He has collaborated extensively with Neil Gaiman on a variety of projects including picture books, covers for the celebrated Sandman series and children’s novels, including Coraline.

The Waste Land is to me now a literary Guernica… It is one of the artworks in my life that I know is always ahead of me. Every time I unpack one image so many others open out in front of me. It is a lifetime of reading in one slim volume...”

English Literature, History, Children’s Books & Illustrations

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London