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Victor J. Bertoglio (1911-1974)

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1964 Mary Stewart, This Rough Magic

Jacket design for Mary Stewart, This Rough Magic, 1964

Victor Joseph Bertoglio was born in Hampstead, London, on 6 July 1911, the seventh son of Petre Ermengildo Bertoglio, a waiter originally from Milan, and his English wife Helena Isabel, née Brand. He was educated at St. Martin's School of Art, and married Edith E. Emery in Islington in the third quarter of 1935.

He was working as an illustrator by 1947. He illustrated books, contributed to children's annuals, including Eagle and Swift, and designed book jackets, including for Mary Stewart's 1964 gothic romance novel This Rough Magic. He died in Surrey the fourth quarter of 1974.

Books illustratedEdit

  • Tom Allum, Hurricane Harland Blows In, Blackie & Son, 1953
    • -- Hurricane Harland Hits Out, Blackie & Son, 1954
    • -- Hurricane Harland Takes the Plunge, Blackie & Son, 1955
    • -- Hurricane Harland Crashes the Gate, Blackie, 1958
  • John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress, Lutterworth Press, 1947
  • Donn Byrne, Progressive Picture Compositions, Longmans, 1967
  • Susan M. Coolidge, What Katy Did and What Katy Did at School, Collins, 1955
  • Sheila Davies, The Young Marchesa: a story of Malta, Sampson Low, 1951
  • Kathleen Fidler, More Adventures of the BrydonsLutterworth Press, 1947
  • L. D. A. Hussey, South With Shackleton, Sampson Low, 1949
  • Hoole Jackson, Silent Takes the Trail, Blackie & Son, 1955
  • John Masefield, The Taking of the Gry, Longmans, Green & Co., 1954
  • Lane Mitchell, The Black Bog Mystery, Blackie & Son, 1954
  • Beatrice Redfern, A Bride for Cathay, Lutterworth Press, 1947
  • C. Salter, Two Girls and a Boat, Blackie & Son, 1956
  • G. C. Thornley (ed.), Stories from Many Lands, Longman, 1964
  • Percy F. Westerman, Beyond the Burma Road, Blackie & Son, 1949
    • -- The "Dark Secret, Blackie & Son, 1954
  • Peter Wickloe, Casper Clinton, China Coaster, Blackie & Son, 1951
  • All Work and No Play, Collier-Macmillan, 1971

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