ARDIZZONE, EDWARD

To War with Paper and Brush. Captain Edward Ardizzone, Official War Artist

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Upper Denby: the Fleece Press, 2007.

By Malcolm Yorke. Conceived, typeset and designed by Simon Lawrence. First edition. One of 650 copies for sale set in Miller type and printed on Monadnock Dulcet paper. 9 X 11 ins. 170 pp. + Colophon. In full cloth binding by The Fine Book Bindery with paper title label on spine. Illustrated with 75 colour illustrations of Edward Ardizzone’s wartime watercolours as well as numerous sketches and photographs of the artist in theatres of war. This is the first publication of Ardizzone’s wartime exploits as an Official War Artist with special attention given to his time in North Africa and the push through Sicily into Italy. Fine copy in custom green cloth covered slipcase.

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