With Wonderful Author Colour Illustration In 'The Various'
Augarde, Steve ~ The Touchstone Trilogy:’The Various,Celandine,Winter Wood’.All 3 titles are SIGNED,LINED and DATED In The Year Of Publication With Wonderful Author’s Colour Pen And Ink Illustration To “The Various’ Title.
David Fickling Books 2003-8
The First UK printings of The Touchstone Trilogy(3 Vols.) published by David Fickling Books. All three BOOKS and WRAPPERS are in near FINE condition. All wrappers are protected in removable Brodart archival covers. Vol.1:'The Various' published in 2003.Slighest hint of tanning to upper text block. SIGNED, LINED and DATED 'The sun shook itself free and the long hot day began ... Steve Augarde,Aug 2003' to the title and facing pages. Steve Augarde has also SKETCHED in coloured pen and inks a unique wonderful detailed illustration of a country scene to bring this quote to life.Vol. 2:'Celandine' published in 2005. SIGNED, LINED and DATED 'Marvellous,Quite magical.Of course,there will be a proper psychological explanation for this...Steve Augarde,Nov 3rd 2005.' to the facing title page. Vol.3:'Winter Wood' published in 2008. SIGNED, LINED and DATED 'Ha!A maven.It don't sound very likely do it?' 'No' said Henty. 'Not very'.(the last lines of the book).Jan 3rd 2008,Steve Augarde'. All 3 books appear unread and are in lovely condition. Wonderful B/W illustrations throughout. All SIGNED in the year of publication. The illustrated sketch is highly detailed and unique. A wonderful set of the famed Touchstone Trilogy.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine