Quest for Sita, by Maurice Collis.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

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1st Edition. Fine in rather chipped and defective dust wrapper. Limited edition of 500 copies on hand-made paper. Inscribed on the end paper "With very best wishes from Mervyn," additionally signed in full on the following blank page. From the collection of H.B. [Burgess] Drake. Drake was a schoolmaster at Eltham college during Peake's time there and became a friend. He was godfather to Peake's daughter Clare and peake illustrated two of his books; The Book of Lyonne [1952] and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One [1957]. This is one of a number of Drake's books recently acquired, a number of which are inscribed by Peake to Drake and his wife.

Title: Quest for Sita, by Maurice Collis.

Author Name: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Categories: Mervyn Peake::,

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32818