Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America :: E. H. H. Archibald soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Woodbridge: Antique Collectors’ Club, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.
3rd edition, 1st printing, first published 1980. Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Colour plates; Colour frontispiece); Photographic lining papers; Title page vignette;
From the cover: The Dictionary of Sea Painters became a standard work of reference the day it was first published, since at that time, 1980, no such comparable or comprehensive work existed. The erudition of the compiler, the late Teddy Archibald, former Curator of Oil Paintings at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, married to the enormous amount of detail he accumulated on sea painters and sea paintings has meant that, twenty years and many reprints later, the Dictionary is as popular if not more so than ever; indeed, its success has been such that, originally entitled the Dictionary of Sea Painters, it is now confidently retitled The Dictionary of Sea Painters…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 631 pages. 11″ x 8½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Art catalogue?