The Art of H. Davis Richter. H. Granville FELL, Lady Margaret Sackville, 1874 - 1955 HERBERT DAVIS RICHTER.

The Art of H. Davis Richter.

Benfleet: F. Lewis. 1935; 1944. SIGNED FIRST EDITION subscribers' copy, number 94 of 200 copies, with associated signed first edition of 'Paintings and Poems'. Text by Fell; poems by Lady Sackville. pp. xx, 55, (44 plates in colour and monochrome); 35, (colour plates to each facing page). 'The Art' in quarter light green morocco leather, with light tan cloth boards. Slightly raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. 'Paintings' in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Light green paper. 'Dedicated to beauty everywhere.' Dedication to Kathleen Hough taped to front paste down end paper, with further blue and black ink inscriptions. Loose monochrome photograph of 'The White Drawing Room Buckingham Palace', 1953, by Richter. 'The Art' spine faded and corners bumped. Title page heavily foxed; further occasional foxing. 'Paintings and Poems' with badly torn dust-jacket, with much loss. Good overall. Richter was a British artist famous for painting the interiors of many stately homes, including Buckingham Palace. Item #44236

Price: £125.00

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