The World Conference in Caricature.

Nagy ([S.], Illustrator)

The World Conference in Caricature.

At the World Economic Conference, London, 1933. Described by William Foss and A.B. Austin.

Description: FIRST EDITION, line drawing to each recto, pp. xii, 215, 4to, original blue buckram, lettered in gilt to upper board and backstrip, some faint spotting around head, all edges blue with some foxing to these and endpapers, dustjacket a little darkened, dustsoiled and lightly foxed, internal tape repair at foot of backstrip panel, good

Publication Details: Soncino Press, [1933]

Notes: Inscribed on the title-page by the illustrator, 'To Mrs Maria Korda, With all my respect. London 21, May, 34. S. Nagy'. The recipient was an actress and the wife of director Alexander Korda - a further inscription on the verso of the same re-presents the book to their son Peter in 1945. A note to the latter inscription, the recipient a journalist, mentions that 'Every journalist says that I am a first class cartoonist. Every cartoonist swears that I am the best journalist in the world'.

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Price: £325

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: [1933]

Stock Number: 62481

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