Kirkcudbright : A Royal Burgh. Author Signed (1934)
Author: Jessie M. King
Book ID: 67355
Kirkcudbright : A Royal Burgh. A Book of Drawings with Letterpress. London: Gowans and Gray, 1934. First Edition. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. A nice bright copy.
Signed by Jessie M. King on title page.
Eighteen black-and-white drawings and decorative title-page by Jessie M. King, who also provides the text which is presented in Arts & Crafts style. Kirkcudbright was home to the author.
Scottish born Jessie M. King is best known for her Art Nouveau style (Glascow School) drawings but she also designed jewelry, greeting cards, fabric, ceramics and batik textiles, and especially, murals.