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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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Searle, Ronald
TWO ILLUSTRATIONS FROM HOW TO BE TOPP, COMPRISING:
a) "The peason-molesworth space ship threatened by wild mercurian maths masters lies disabled in the onion bed...", 125 by 195mm.; b) "Meanwhile in the master's common room. Sigismund arbuthnot the mad maths master musters his rhomboids.", 145 by 220mm.; both pen and ink drawings on one sheet, signed and dated lower right "Ronald Searle 1954", inscribed with captions, mounted, framed and glazed, some slight fading
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Provenance

Chris Beetles Limited, "The British Art of Illustration - The Twentieth Century", 2001, no 74

Exhibited

The British Art of Illustration 2001-The Twentieth Century, no.74

Catalogue Note

Published within Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle, How to be Topp (1954), p. 24

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

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London