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SANSOM, Christopher. Aurora's Glade : an intimate story of La Belle Epoque in England, Sicily & France, illustrating an anlysis of Romanticism. Illustrated by William McLaren. , Castle Cary Press 1968.

With Author's Typed Letter.* Gilt-lettered boards & colour illustrated dws. Sm.folio, c.pp304, neat woodcut booklabel on endpaper, a fine copy. Includes colour frontispiece + c.72 illustrations. Off-beat fictional work centred on the love affair between an archaeologist, whose special interest is the neolithic cultures of the Mediterranean, and Aurelia whom he meets at Taormina, Sicily, in the early 1900s. Contains a great deal on Romanticism, on garden design, on architecture &c. With 2pp Typed Letter from Christopher Sansom : 'It was especially gratifying to receive an appreciative letter ... Willy McLaren and I had a lot of fun and interest in planning the illustrations - all those done specially for the book were planned on the sites depicted ... The book took thirteen years to write'. (Book ref. 8259 )  £ 30.00

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