- Brown, Christopher
- The "First Editions: Re-covered" copy of:
- book with new dust-jacket
WITH AN ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET BY CHRISTOPHER BROWN, 193 by 464mm., three block lino cut print, signed and dated by the artist ("Christopher B Sept 2017"); also an artist's proof, framed and glazed
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“During my childhood I always enjoyed a good detective story. First there was Pookie the little rabbit with wings, next Rupert the clever bear of Nutwood (always solving mysteries), then Hergé’s masterpiece Tintin and finally Conan Doyle’s Holmes; who at 10 became my bedside reading. The two volumes of the complete works are still read with as much pleasure as when I was a child”