Two new books of drawing by Ronald Searle

Preparatory drawings for a Watteau medallion for the French mint and a selection of unpublished drawings. With comments by Ben Shahn, Groucho Marx and Ippei Ito. Paperbound in a hessian slipcase, 72 and 40 pages, 245 × 165, both volumes signed:
246 Standard copies, £68.00      available
42 Special copies, bound quarter leather with 6 signed, hand-coloured prints, £286.00      sold out



Reminiscence and pictures by the artist, Introduction by Quentin Blake

The book celebrates Searle’s 90th birthday in March 2010, with a new selection of drawing in colour and b/w, with comments by Searle about growing up in Cambridge and Paris. Paperbound, 72 pages, 276 × 210, signed and numbered:
280 Standard copies, £46.00     available
98 Special copies, with an extra book, Kiss, Kiss, More Tales from Provence, about an artist’s visit to an excellent restaurant with a frog, 32 pages, the two in a slipcase, £96.00     2 copies available (out of series)