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Arabella in Africa – Illustrated by Rex Whistler [First edition, 1925]

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Product description

Hardback with orange cloth boards with blue titles and decoration. By Sir Frank Swettenham with drawings by Rex Whistler and Mary Forster-Knight and a sketch map. Published by John Lane - The Bodley Head Ltd. First edition, 1925.

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1850-1946) was a British colonial administrator and amateur painter, photographer and writer.

Reginald John Whistler (1905-1944) was a well known artist, designer and illustrator. ‘Arabella in Africa’, published when he was 20, was his first official commission as a book illustrator.

Hardback, no dust jacket. Boards are bumped and marked, and the spine has three small tears (approx 1 cm) in the cloth. Inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1926. Pages are yellowed with some foxing and cracks to the binding. All illustrations are present, plus a map in a pocket inside the back cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Swettenham, Frank
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13 cm x 19 cm, 5 in x 7.5 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
John Lane
Title:
Arabella in Africa

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Hardback with orange cloth boards with blue titles and decoration. By Sir Frank Swettenham with drawings by Rex Whistler and Mary Forster-Knight and a sketch map. Published by John Lane - The Bodley Head Ltd. First edition, 1925.

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1850-1946) was a British colonial administrator and amateur painter, photographer and writer.

Reginald John Whistler (1905-1944) was a well known artist, designer and illustrator. ‘Arabella in Africa’, published when he was 20, was his first official commission as a book illustrator.

Hardback, no dust jacket. Boards are bumped and marked, and the spine has three small tears (approx 1 cm) in the cloth. Inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1926. Pages are yellowed with some foxing and cracks to the binding. All illustrations are present, plus a map in a pocket inside the back cover.

Author(s):
Swettenham, Frank
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13 cm x 19 cm, 5 in x 7.5 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
John Lane
Title:
Arabella in Africa

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