[Paul SCOFIELD (1922-2008, contributor)]. – Clive FRANCIS (b.1946).
Sir John. The many faces of Gielgud. Caricatures and compilation by Clive Francis Foreword by Sir Alec Guinness. [London]: Robson Books Ltd., . Quarto (9 5/8 x 7 ½ inches; 244 x 190mm). Illustrated thoughout, extra-illustrated with a Christmas Card from Gielgud, including a full-length photographic portrait of the actor standing in a wood in the snow, and a loosely-inserted autograph note-card from the author to Scofield, date August 1995. Original boards, dust-jacket.
Provenance: Paul Scofield (presentation inscription from the author on the title page).
First edition, author’s presentation copy with related letter and Christmas Card. Scofield is quoted by Clive Francis on p. 68: he was appearing on stage with Gielgud on the day in 1952 when his knighthood was announced (Gielgud received an ovation from the audience at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith (a lot).