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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Bentley, Nicolas
COLLECTION OF 74 DRAWINGS OR SKETCHES ON 54 SHEETS:
various sizes, mostly pen and ink drawings, mostly signed or signed with initials, all mounted, occasional light soiling, occasional corrections in gouache
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Catalogue Note

The collection includes 10 drawings from Theodora Benson’s London Immortals (1951), 1 drawing from E.C. Bentley’s Baseless Biography (1939), 1 drawing from Nicolas Bentley's Book of Birds (1965), 3 drawings from an unpublished series entitled ‘Characteristics of the British’ and portraits of Daphne du Maurier, Charles Morgan and C.S. Lewis. Also included are seven typed letters signed and one postcard signed from Bentley to a picture dealer together with carbon replies and a number of lists.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London