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Draw Your Knife and We Will See Which Is the Better, Man or Woman

Byam Shaw (1872-1919)

SIGNED AND DATED 1902
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED 'MERCHANT YOUR WEAPON IS YOUR PEN ...' ON REVERSE
INSCRIBED 'PEARL MAIDEN' AND 'GRAPHIC' AND WITH PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS, AND DATED 'JULY 12/1902' ON REVERSE IN ANOTHER HAND
PEN AND INK
10 X 10 3/4 INCHES
PROVENANCE: SIR HUGH WALPOLE;
'FIFTH PORTION OF THE FAMOUS LIBRARY OF THE LATE SIR
HUGH WALPOLE, CBE', CHRISTIE'S, 7 MAY 1946, LOT 297
ILLUSTRATED: THE GRAPHIC, 12 JULY 1902, PAGE 45, 'PEARL MAIDEN'
BY H RIDER HAGGARD; H RIDER HAGGARD, PEARL-MAIDEN.
A TALE OF JERUSALEM, LONDON & NEW YORK:
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO, 1903, FACING PAGE 33
EXHIBITED: 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION
1800-2014', NOVEMBER 2014 - JANUARY 2015, NO 139


Price
£1,450

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