RICHARD WILSON R. A. The Grand Classic.
Leigh-On-Sea.F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited. 1947. 79pp. plus 48 full-page plates - a few in colour - with descriptive text on versos. Original cloth, gilt. Pictorial dust-wrapper. First edition. Number136 of an edition of 500 copies printed on hand-made paper. A near fine copy in a wrapper that is slightly tatty, having a some tearing and chipping at the head of the spine, and a small piece missing from the blank lower panel. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front endpaper: 'Hugo Wortham with Adrian Bury's Compliments Oct - 1947.' Loosely laid in a note from the author: '. May I present you with a copy of my book on Richard Wilson.'