Portrait of Sudbury. Derbyshire
Portrait of Sudbury. Derbyshire

GARDINER, Rena (illustrator). Portrait of Sudbury. Derbyshire.

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GARDINER, Rena (illustrator). Portrait of Sudbury. Derbyshire. Tarrant Monkton, Blandford Forum, Dorset; The Workshop Press. 1973.

Folio. Publisher's pictorial colour-lithographed card covers with a wrap-around design by Gardiner, stapled, double-page coloured endpapers; pp. [36]; charmingly illustrated throughout to every page, including 4 double-page images, all from hand-drawn lithographic plates by Gardiner; a lovely bright copy, priced 40p to lower cover; near fine bar slim silverfish damage along a maximum width of 4mm to to forecorner of upper cover; internally fine; scarce.
First edition, published in an edition of only 5,000 copies, and not reprinted. Sudbury Hall is one of the nation's finest Restoration mansions and is a Grade I listed building. It also houses the National Trust's museum of childhood.

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