Quarto: G-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, bowing to covers and textblock, crease down front cover by joint, inside of front cover entirely covered in notations made in ink by previous owner: Textblock exterior has some mild dust staining, half title page, verso and table of contents are covered in notations made my previous owner, rest of pages unmarked: Arts-American Art: 224 pp. Rockville.
VG+ very nice copy. Black and color illus. wraps. 224 pp. 72 color, 80 bw plates. An in-depth examination of the life and work of American artist Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938), one of the most acclaimed portrait painters and pastel painters of the early part of the 20th century. The annotated and illustrated catalogue addresses 72 pieces. Essays include "Beauty Into Art: The Life of Thomas Wilmer Dewing" (by Susan A. Hobbs); "Beauty Unmasked: Ironic Meaning in Dewing's Art" (Barbara Dayer Gallati); "A Note on Frames" (By Hobbs). The catalogue of works, also written by Hobbs, categorizes the works as follows: Early Works: Paris and Boston; Aesthetic Works; Portraiture; Landscape Paintings; Figures and Interiors; Works on Paper. Detailed Chronology, Index. Many of the frames were designed by Stanford White and are illustrated. A terrific treatment for this artist.
Fair. Acceptable: may have one or all of the following; light corner bends, scuff marks, edge chipping, may have name written on inside title page and or, missing DJ, some light damage to binding, writing or highlighting on pages, possible light water stains. 100% of your purchase supports Goodwill Industries of San Diego County.
Very good. 4to, paperback. Vg condition. Tiniest bend to cover corners; contents bright & clean, binding tight. xv, 224 p., illus. (some color). Exhibition catalog: The Brooklyn Museum in association with Smithsonian Institution Press.
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.