Item #3346 Mildred. Rex WHISTLER, Edith OLIVIER.


Shaftesbury: Privately Printed at the High House Press (1926). 79pp.

Item #3346

A memorial book published to commemorate the life of Mildred Olivier, the sister of Edith Olivier, who died at a relatively young age. This is Edith Olivier's first publication, and includes essays by herself, as well as by Dorothea Ponsonby, Cecily Foyle, Brian Howard, Pamela Grey of Fallodan, and several others. Stephen Tennant contributed a drawing for the frontispiece and Edith's close friend Rex Whistler contributed several illustrations in the book. The edition was limited to 112 numbered copies, this is copy number 73. One of the earliest books illustrated by Whistler. Very good in patterned paper boards, light cover wear with a bit of label discoloration. Laid in is a 1 page ALS from Edith Olivier on Daye House stationary regarding the publication of the volume.

Price: $2,500.00

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