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The Mind's Eye: A Twelvemonth Journal

  • Author:
    Brophy, John
  • Illustrator:
    Mervyn Peake
  • Publisher:
    Arthur Baker, London, 1949
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    First edition
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  • Signed text:
    Signed by the author
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Arthur Baker Ltd, London, 1949. First edition. Signed by the author. Book condition: good. A little shelf wear around the edges and corners slightly bumped. ffep has an ink dedication to 'Thomas Joy with all good wishes JOhn Brophy' and dated 25th September 1949. Dust jacket condition: poor. Some loss to upper edge of front and to spine, also to front leading edge. Generally shwoing signs of wear with some chipping and rubbling together with some selotape reinforcement. Jacket in a protective sleeve to prevent further deterioration. Here John Brophy presents a fresh and distinctive journal, covering twelve months of his private & professional life. Amongst other things, the Theatre is a recurring theme and this book provides interesting views, both on and off stage, of the suthor's friends - Sir Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Michael Redgrave and Phyllis Calvert. John Brophy had been chief critic of fiction to Time and Tide, The BBC and the Daily Telegraph. The book is diverse in its riches and delights in both the major and the minor experiences of life. Amongst other illustrations are two by Mervyn Peake.
  • Our price: £15.00

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