Item #113745 THE ADVENTURES OF SWEET GWENDOLINE; Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. John Willie, J A. S. Coutts.

THE ADVENTURES OF SWEET GWENDOLINE; Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

New York: Belier Press, 1999. 1st printing. Illustrated laminated boards, with silk ribbon place-marker. Light shelfwear; minor bumping to corners and spine. Very Good.

Item #113745
ISBN: 0914646486


4to. This revised edition was published on December 9, 1999, the birthday of 'John Willie,' as well as the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the first edition. It contains 368 pages, which includes 6 cartoon adventure serials, a wide selection of illustrations, including Willie's first illustration (for London Life), and a wealth of previously unpublished and uncollected work by the artist. Also included in this expanded edition are 36 black and white reproductions of drawings and paintings (circa 1935-50), most from original artwork and all but 2 have never been published before. Along with the black and white illustrations are an equal number of full-color pages many of which are previously unpublished. The biographical introduction has been expanded to include much new information about J.W. - including 4 previously unpublished photographs of the artist! Please note: Oversized volume: this book will require additional shipping for destinations outside the US. Please write for details; we will ship at cost.

Price: $275.00