By: Davies, Russell. (Ronald Searle.)
Price: $35.00 USD
London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1990
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 27808
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
192 pp, 4to (11 1/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs and reproductions. "Born in 1920 in Cambridge, (Ronald Searle) became a regular contributor to the Cambridge Daily News in 1935, financed his own night-school studies in drawing and won an art-school scholarship. The war shattered the university-town idyll. In 1942 Searle was captured by the Japanese at Singapore and later put to work on the terrible 'Death Railway' from Siam to Burma. His remarkable eye-witness drawings, achieved with very scant materials, constitute a uniquely important documentary... View More...