Dearest Sydney: Joan Hassell's Letters to Sydney Cockerell
Wakefield The Fleece Press 1991
67, pp. Illustrated with tipped in b/w reproductions of letters and photographs. Narrow 8vo. Decorative paper covered boards and linen spine with paste down label. A limited (but unnumbered) edition of 220 copies printed by Simon Lawrence. Fitzwilliam curator Sydney Cockerell financed Hassell's first trip abroad in 1950, where she wrote almost a letter a day, telling him of her adventures in Florence, Venice, Paris and other destinations. These evocative and descriptive letters are reproduced in this beautiful Fleece Press book. fine.