WELLES (ORSON) SURTEES (ROBERT SMITH) Jorrocks's Jaunts & Jollities
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WELLES (ORSON) SURTEES (ROBERT SMITH) Jorrocks's Jaunts & Jollities, PRESENTATION COPY FROM ORSON WELLES TO BERNARD HERRMANN
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BERNARD HERRMANN Music and Film: Scores, manuscripts and books sold on behalf of Norma Herrmann
WELLES (ORSON)
SURTEES (ROBERT SMITH) Jorrocks's Jaunts & Jollities, PRESENTATION COPY FROM ORSON WELLES TO BERNARD HERRMANN, inscribed "For Benny: much love and merry Christmas from Orson" on half-title, plates (some colour) after Alken, Phiz and W. Heath, contemporary red half morocco gilt, sporting motifs on spine, rubbed, large 8vo, Kegan Paul, [1901]

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  • ORSON WELLES SENDS BERNARD HERRMANN A CHRISTMAS PRESENT. The director's affectionate inscription is embellished with two small ink caricatures of portly gentlemen, in the style of Jorrocks but presumably displaying an element of self portraiture.
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