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BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY OSBERT LANCASTER (1908-1986)
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LAMBERT, Sam – editor : LONDON NIGHT AND DAY : A GUIDE TO WHERE THE OTHER BOOKS DON'T TAKE YOU.
London : Architectural Press, (1962). Tenth edition. First published in 1951 and annually revised and updated. A bright, breezy and unorthodox guide to London, delightfully illustrated by Osbert Lancaster – trips, shopping, lunch, museums, galleries, sports, teatime, pubs, restaurants, newspapers, night-clubs, etc., etc.
LANCASTER, Osbert (Sir Osbert), 1908-1986 : ALL DONE FROM MEMORY.
London : John Murray, (1963). First trade edition. Lancaster’s reminiscences of childhood – with his own illustrations. Originally published in a very limited edition of forty-five copies in 1953. Loosely inserted are some press-cuttings of Lancaster’s obituaries.
LANCASTER, Osbert (Sir Osbert), 1908-1986 : THE SARACEN’S HEAD : OR, THE RELUCTANT CRUSADER.
London : John Murray, (1948). First edition. Lancaster’s alternative view of the Crusades, with William de Littlehampton – illustrated by himself.
WODEHOUSE, P.G. (Sir Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975 : AUNTS AREN'T GENTLEMEN : A JEEVES AND BERTIE STORY.
London : Barrie & Jenkins, (1974). First edition. The final Jeeves & Wooster novel – later published in the USA as the "The Cat-Nappers". Aunt Dahlia wants Bertie to steal something – and Jeeves’ aunt also appears.
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