Lot 164

Disher (M. Willson)

Clowns and Pantomimes, illustrations, slight foxing, edges soiled and untrimmed, rubbed, Constable, 1925; Clown, some foxing, stamped cloth, rubbed, L. Parsons, 1924; Winkles & Champagne: Comedies and Tragedies of the Music Hall, ALS to John Arlott, illustrations, slight toning, soiled, B.T. Batsford, 1938; Fairs, Circuses & Fairs, ALS to John Arlott, illustrations, little foxed, W. Collins, 1942; Melodrama: Plots that Thrilled, ALS to John Arlott, illustrations, marginal tearing, Rockliff, 1954, FIRST EDITIONS, all in original dust jacket, v.s. (5)

*** Provenance. The dedicatee, John Arlott (1914-91), was an English journalist and a most renowned cricket commentator on BBC, as well as an author and poet.

Estimate: £200-£300