Margery Fisher [illus. Leslie Marshall, Harold Jones etc.] - A Selection of Original Art for Open the Door c1965.


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c1965. Unbound. A collection of 16 illustrations for Open the Door, a collection of short stories. Auction records show a UK auctioneer having sold these items over the space of five years, the assumption being that George bought them all. Comprising: 1) Unknown. Upper board design for gilt work [85mmx100mm]. 2) Unknown. Design for spine block [100mmx190mm - with instructions to be reduced]. 3) Harold Jones. illus. for p261 (assuming this is a printer's proof rather than original. Assuming a proof given large margins). [130mmx235mm]. 4) Leslie Marshall. illus. for p253 [140mm x 223mm]. 5) Robin Jacques. illus. for p117 (likely printer's proof) [115mm x 105mm]. 6) Leslie Marshall? illus. for p247 on transparency with tape and tippex marks. [175mm x 200mm]. 7). Leslie Marshall? illus. for p11 on transparency [150mm x 200mm]. 8) Leslie Marshall. illus for jacket rear panel (according to Locke), glue spotted. [190mm x 16mm]. 9) Ionicus. illus. for p63. [150mm x 150mm]. 10) Leslie Marshall. illus for title page (door knocker). [160mm x 185mm]. 11-16) Six others similar, incidental illustrations. Condition is very good to near fine, with some mark-up on the illustrations and mounting tape, now browned. [7812, Hyraxia Books].

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