The Arts. Nos. 1 & 2 – Shawe-Taylor, Desmond (Ed)


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2 Volumes with numerous illustrations, some in colour. Vol. 1: Covers designed by John Tunnard. Contents: Edouard Pignon by Herbert Read; Architectural Backgrounds In Italian Painting by Sir Kenneth Clark; Hopes and Hazards of the British Film by Richard Winnington; A Sculptor’s Workshop (A Note on the new Figure by Henry Moore) by Edward Sackville-West; Peter Grimes In Stockholm by Desmond Shawe-Taylor; The Rape Of Lucretia (A Note on Benjamin Britten’s second opera) by Eric Crozier; The Rape Of Lucretia (Some pages from the composer’s manuscript) by Benjamin Britten; The Rape Of Lucretia (Stage designs) by John Piper. Creases to upper corners of cover. Some light insect nibbling. Some foxing to verso of rear cover. Vol. 2: Covers designed by Edward Bawden. Contents: Mannerism by Roger Hinks; The Anarchism Of Camille Pissarro by Benedict Nicolson; The Lesson Of Poussin by Andre Gide; Poetry by Kathleen Raine. Including contributions from Clive Bell, Sir Kenneth Clark and P.L. Heard. Abrasions along the spine edges. Light foxing to the verso of covers.

Publisher: Lund Humphries & Co Ltd
Date Published: 1946
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Fair to good.
Binding: Softcover. Thick cardwraps. Edge-wear to all extremities. Some wear to the footer of Vol 1. Abrasions to the spine edges.

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Weight 1300 g