LEVY, Mervyn

The Drawings of L.S.Lowry. Public and Private

London: Jupiter Books. 1976.

Limited edition, number 17 of 50 signed by Lowry on a label on the front pastedown. 286x231mm. pp. 31, [1]. 9 colour plates, 282 pages of monochrome drawings, with descriptive text, introduction and notes by Mervyn Levy. Specially bound in brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. In a protective paper wrapper. Slight rubbing to corners and to joint with upper cover but otherwise in excellent condition and internally particularly good throughout . Mervyn Levy was an artist and teacher - among his works are portraits of Dylan Thomas who had been at school with Levy, the two men later sharing a house in London. Levy is perhaps best known now as the author of numerous books on Lowry including the catalogue raisonnee of his works. He also drew a pencil portrait of Lowry.

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