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1st Edition, 1st issue. Very Good in torn and chipped dust wrapper. Inscribed on the end paper [a little blotched due to the poor quality paper] "For Rene and Bur with love from Mervyn Oct 1949." 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  and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One . 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: Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Categories: Mervyn Peake::,
Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1949.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 32819