The Work of Rex Whistler

The Work of Rex Whistler
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The Work of Rex WhistlerThe Work of Rex WhistlerThe Work of Rex WhistlerThe Work of Rex Whistler

Laurence Whistler & Ronald Fuller.

London. Batsford. 1960. First edition. Hardback, bound in green buckram cloth with gilt decoration and title, dust jacket. xxiv, 122 pages. 112 hors-texte illustrations, some in colour, and several text illustrations. 305 x 235mm (12 x 9"). 1.5kg. . English. Very good; slight shelf wear to jacket mainly to head and tail of spine and forecorners, short 1cm closed tear at base of spine, neatly repaired with sticker to verso of jacket, spine faded, spotting to verso of jacket, price-clipped; front lower forecorner bumped; rare in dust jacket, no inscriptions.

The important catalogue of Rex Whistler's work produced by his brother Laurence and Ronald Fuller. The catalogue contains 700 works, the authors purpose being 'to record all the artist's work of any consequence'. It includes Whistler's murals, portraits, sketch-books, drawings, architecture, furniture and product designs, designs for the theatre and cinema, printed books, periodicals, bookplates, stationery, advertisements, posters, jeux d'esprit, caricatures and works for children. The book is beautifully designed in a Whistler manner.