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Rex WHISTLER (1905-1994)
Arabella in Africa

A collection of 19 pen and ink vignettes, on 13 pages, for chapters 1 – 19, of the novel by Sir Frank Swettenham (Publ. 1925). Including a copy of the book, the proof copies of all the illustrations and Press Reviews annotated by the author. All bound in a crimson morocco box, silk lined and with a key.

Amongst the earliest of Whistlers commercial works, commissioned when he was 19.
Three signed. Mounted size: 13×10 inches.
Ex. Collection: Sir Frank Swettenham. Lawrence Whistler.