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The Economics of Taste: The Rise and Fall of Picture Prices 1760-1960 (Volumes 1 & 2)

£59.00

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Published 1982 by Hacker Art Books: New York, ( a reissue of the original 1963 work) this set consists of the first 2 volumes of a 3-volume set. Bound in the publisher's original cream cloth over boards, spines and covers stamped and decorated in black. No dustjacket. Both volumes are in good condition apart from some marks and rubbing to inside front covers where library labels may have been removed. Stamped 'Southampton Institute Study Collection'. Some age-darkening of the spines - especially to Volume One.

Vol. 1: frontispiece, xvi, 518 pp., 7 r illustrations, footnotes, bibliography, index artists, index collectors.
Vol. 2: frontispiece, xvi, 708 pp., 4 illustrations, footnotes, bibliography, index artists, index collectors.
Divided into sections on art-collecting in history; sales analysis of the most popular painters; sales analysis of selected types of objets d"art since 1760; analysis of paintings and drawings; … of sculpture; ... of objets d"art.

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Author(s):
Reitlinger, Gerald
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9 inches x 6 inches
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1200
Publisher:
Hacker Art Books

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Published 1982 by Hacker Art Books: New York, ( a reissue of the original 1963 work) this set consists of the first 2 volumes of a 3-volume set. Bound in the publisher's original cream cloth over boards, spines and covers stamped and decorated in black. No dustjacket. Both volumes are in good condition apart from some marks and rubbing to inside front covers where library labels may have been removed. Stamped 'Southampton Institute Study Collection'. Some age-darkening of the spines - especially to Volume One.

Vol. 1: frontispiece, xvi, 518 pp., 7 r illustrations, footnotes, bibliography, index artists, index collectors.
Vol. 2: frontispiece, xvi, 708 pp., 4 illustrations, footnotes, bibliography, index artists, index collectors.
Divided into sections on art-collecting in history; sales analysis of the most popular painters; sales analysis of selected types of objets d"art since 1760; analysis of paintings and drawings; … of sculpture; ... of objets d"art.

Author(s):
Reitlinger, Gerald
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9 inches x 6 inches
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1200
Publisher:
Hacker Art Books

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