An Introduction to British Marine Painting -::- Oliver Warner lands on the shelves of my shop.
London, New York, Toronto & Sydney: B. T. Batsford, 1948, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Top edge dyed Red; Black & white plates; Colour frontispiece;
From the cover: This is the first book to be devoted to British Marine Painting. In treatment it is both a pioneer survey of its subject and, so far as the illustrations go, a pictorial anthology of it. Many beautiful, curious and interesting seascapes are reproduced in the sixty-five whole-page plates, and of these many are quite unfamiliar, although nearl…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with slight fraying to the head of the spine and loss to the bottom corner of the lower panel. Binding lightly spotted. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Gift inscription to the first blank.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 48 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.