Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Signed by Author (USA) Stated First Edition SIGNED BY AUTHOR, small faint spot to the half-title page, no othe rmarkings, Fine in unclipped Near Fine dust jacket. Green cloth, 109pp, index. Colour reproductions. Ths book of cultural criticism analyzes the paintings of the Hudson River School, which are considered America's golden age of lanscape painting (1825-1860), in order to examine the religious, moral, and aesthetic sensibility athat underlies their work. A heavy book (2.5 JM FO 49/3.