Penguin Books. Harmondsworth. 1941. First Penguin edition. First published in 1936. 3 volumes. Paperbacks; classic blue penguin wrappers. 412 pages. 3 portrait frontispieces and 26 hors texte b&w plates. English. 180 x 110mm. 0.25kg. . Very good; light browning to spines and pages, some slight soiling to wrappers, generally a very nice set.
The Penguin edition of Dame Laura Knight's autobiography, complete in three volumes. Knight's memoirs recount her difficult childhood and her struggles to become a recognised and successful artist in a male-dominated arena. They explore her art and her depictions of ballet dancers, circus performers, and of marginalised communities, including Gypsies.