Very Good. 0968617301 2000 first edition, Barbeau Foundation (Vancouver, Canada), 7 7/8 x 9 inches tall paperbound, copiously illustrated with color reproductions of Hughes' works, 116 pp. Very slight rubbing to covers. Otherwise, a very good copy-clean, bright and unmarked. ~G~ Edward John Hughes (1913-2007) was a Canadian artist. Hughes? paintings are best known for their strong and appealing images of the landscape and seascape of British Columbia. Jack Shadbolt described Hughes as 'the most engaging intuitive painter of the BC landscape since Emily Carr. ' His distinctive style of painting is marked by the use of flattened space, skewed perspective, and simplified shapes. The paintings combine compelling clarity with a sense of the unknown and an appreciation for natural surroundings.
Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" (CAD) 1st edition. No markings, but the front endpaper has been removed, thus Very Good. Wraps, 116pp, index. Colour reproductions of artworks. In this personal account, the world of the passionate collector comes alive. A heavy book. (1.5 JM FO 13/2.
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