Leslie, Anita,: Claire Sheridan
Book Number: 0103920
Doubleday and Company, Garden City, New York, 1977. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. XVIII, 318 pages, acknowledgements, introduction by author, family tree, index. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs and black-and-white photographs of artists work. 1/4 red cloth spine with gilt coloured titles and 3/4 brown coloured boards. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of Oswald Birley's portrait of Claire Sheridan, with red and white coloured titles on the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Biography of the English artist Claire Sheridan and her relationships with Jennie Churchill, Mussolini, Lenin, Charlie Chaplin, Trotsky, Winston Churchill and others ( from the front panel ). Softening to the head and to the heel of the spine and shelfwear to the lower book edges. Dust marks to the paper edges and there are some handling marks to the endpapers. There has been a printing fault to the rear book panel; the rear free endpapers and the rear paste down have been folded together at the top right-hand corner of the back panel. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and the edges are in a likewise condition. Creasing and a little chipping to the top spine edge and creasing to the lower dustwrapper edge. The rear dustwrapper panel is rubbed and faded and the white background has become quite grubby. Sunning of the spine. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Fine Arts ; ISBN: 0385067453. ISBN/EAN: 9780385067454. Inventory No: 0103920.