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Rogers, Lucinda

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  • Rogers, Lucinda
  • The "First Editions: Re-covered" copy of:
  • book with new dust-jacket
Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. Chatto & Windus, 1932, FIRST EDITION, original blue cloth lettered in black in spine, minor holes to upper hinge, head and foot of spine bumped

WITH AN ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET BY LUCINDA ROGERS, 193 by 424mm., ink, silver pen and gouache on coated paper, signed by the artist ("Lucinda Rogers") together with separate note by the artist

Catalogue Note

Lucinda Rogers works from life in the tradition of the artist as reporter. As a reportage illustrator she has captured important sociohistorical moments from election battles to drawing Ground Zero in 2001. She has had solo exhibitions across London and her work is in the permanent collection of the British Museum, Museum of London and the V&A Museum.

“I see the Walkie-Talkie building (20 Fenchurch St) as a brilliant representation of greed and of a dystopian society, so for Brave New World it seemed enough to simply draw it. Huxley mentions towers in the book but could not have conceived of this one...”