Mildred. Rex WHISTLER, Edith OLIVIER.


Shaftesbury: Privately Printed at the High House Press (1926). 82pp.

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 one hundred twelve numbered copies, this is copy number 70. One of the earliest books illustrated by Whistler. Very good in patterned paper boards, light cover wear with a bit of label discoloration.

Price: $800.00

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