Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Library markings. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.
NEAR FINE in Very Good Plus Dustjacket. STATED FIRST EDITION. HEAVY VOLUME. Dustjacket very good plus. Mild shelfwear to jacket. Illustrations on nearly every single page either in color or black and white. Black lettering debossed to spine of red, cloth-covered boards. Endpapers: illustrations from sketchbook No. 84. Book measures 12.25 x 9.75". Clean, bright, tight. 349 pp with photograph credits. An amazing collection of art begun in 1891. Pablo Picasso began these sketchbooks at age 13. For more than seventy years, Picasso kept a record of his ideas and thoughts so that by 1961 there were 175 sketchbooks. Through the sketchbooks we see masterpieces take shape. The jacket is taken from a sketchbook dated 1906.
Picasso. Fine in fine jacket. Profusely illustrated, including some color plates; pictorial endpapers. 349pp. Large square 4to, red cloth, d.w. Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Accompanied the 1986 Pace Gallery exhibition of the sketchbooks, which had hitherto been privately held by the artist's family. Includes a catalogue raisonne describing all 175 extant sketchbooks. With a foreword by Claude Picasso.
Picasso, Pablo. Fine in Fine jacket. Folio-over 12-15" tall "The private sketchbooks of Pablo Picasso...[begun] in Barcelona in 1894, at the age of thirteen. For more than seventy years, as the young painter blossomed and matured into the greatest artist of the twentieth century, he kept a record of his ideas and thoughts, so that by 1964 there were 175 sketchbooks, a unique and startling picture of the mind of a genius at work..." Nearly 400 color and black-and-white illustrations by Picasso. Bibliography, catalog, pictorial dust jacket. Price clipped dj in fine condition. This is a very heavy book. Additional charge for international shipping. 349 pages.
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