B/w and Color Illustrations. Very Good + in J Very Good + jacket. London: Jonathan Cape. 1983. F First Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good +. A very good+ copy in very good+ dust jacket with slight wear to jacket; minor bumping to cloth corners.
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions.192 pages Drawing largely on the Imperial War Museum's archives and quoting at length from war artists' letters from different fronts, the author provides a context for discussion of the art itself. He relates war paintings of individual artists to their art in general, analyses their attitudes to war and to the subject of war art, and describes their problems.
London UK, Jonathan Cape, 1983, hardcover, 245 pp, first edition, first printing, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine-end and corner bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, edge nicks, rubs, faint spot to front panel, in new Brodart sleeve. An examination of the art of WWII both commissioned and civilian, profusely illustrated with reproductions on nearly every page in black-&-white and in colour. Appended list of sources and select bibliography.
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