Arp (Herbert Read) soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Thames & Hudson, 1968, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour plates ; Black & white plates ; Portrait to the frontispiece;
From the cover: Jean (Hans) Arp, who was born in Strassburg in 1887 and died in 1966, was an astonishingly individual and versatile artist. A leading participant in the Dada movement, and later associated with the Surrealists, he soon evolved the personal style which he was henceforth to maintain, with remarkable consistency, in many types of work: collage, papiers dechires, tapestry, engraving, drawing and above all sculpture and poetry. It was as a sculptor that Arp became one of the great formative influences on twentieth-century art. Du…
In the World of Art Library: Artists series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper rubbed at the tail of the spine with the price clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Yellow boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 216 pages. Index. 8½” x 6″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Art Individual Artists catalogue?