"The Kill" Cover Painting by Edgar Hadges.

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 The Kill  Cover Painting by Edgar Hadges.
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(Edgar Hodges, 1959) An original cover painting for Emile Zola's "The Kill," signed by artist Edgar Hodges. This painting with applied graphic elements for text, including spine, was created for the 1959 WDL Books edition of the novel produced by World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd. in England. Hodges was born in 1928, and notably illustrated many Annuals in the UK, including the first two for Thomas the Tank Engine, and Dr. Who during the 1970s. Measuring 15"x20", the art is in fine condition with (4) graphic elements to the cover and spine, and missing both two "L"s and two logos.