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Which Is Why He Is Not At All Pleased When the Dauphin, Son of the King of France, Sends Him a Gift of Tennis Balls.

Paul Cox (born 1957)


Inscribed 'royal, real and republic' and publication details below mount

Pen ink and watercolour with bodycolour

6 ½ x 7 ½ inches

Tim Heald (Selected and Introduced),
the Best After-Dinner Stories,
London: the Folio Society, 2003, Page 196,
'Royal, Real and Republic' by Margaret Scott

The Illustrators,
the British Art of Illustration 1870-2010


'when we have matched our rackets to these balls,
we will in france, by god's grace, play a set
shall strike his father's crown into the hazard.
tell him he hath made a match with such a wrangler
that all the courts of france will be disturbed
with chases.'

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