Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

A Bitter Truth Avant-Garde Art and The Great War

£44.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

Includes many colour & b/w plates, illus endpapers. Internally the book is clean, bright and tightly bound. The dustjacket is in very good condition with only minor signs of shelfwear to the edges and spine. There is an ink inscription on the front free endpaper. The trauma of the First World War had an immensely powerful effect on the painters, sculptors, and printmakers who participated in it. They produced an extraordinary range of striking images that conveyed the immediacy and horror of their experiences and feelings. This arresting book brings together and examines the full international array of images spawned by the Great War.t views of the struggle by producing art that reflected the degradation of the trenches.

Item details

Author(s):
Cork, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Edition:
First Edition 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300057040
ISBN-13:
9780300057041
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Yale University Press in association with Barbican Art Gallery
Title:
A Bitter Truth Avant-Garde Art and The Great War

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

Includes many colour & b/w plates, illus endpapers. Internally the book is clean, bright and tightly bound. The dustjacket is in very good condition with only minor signs of shelfwear to the edges and spine. There is an ink inscription on the front free endpaper. The trauma of the First World War had an immensely powerful effect on the painters, sculptors, and printmakers who participated in it. They produced an extraordinary range of striking images that conveyed the immediacy and horror of their experiences and feelings. This arresting book brings together and examines the full international array of images spawned by the Great War.t views of the struggle by producing art that reflected the degradation of the trenches.

Author(s):
Cork, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Edition:
First Edition 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300057040
ISBN-13:
9780300057041
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Yale University Press in association with Barbican Art Gallery
Title:
A Bitter Truth Avant-Garde Art and The Great War

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Books & Music Winchester

As our name suggests, we specialise in books and music. We hold a wide selection of books, from recent paperbacks to many old and interesting volumes. We try to have something for the passing browser and for serious collectors of antiquarian and rare books. Our large music departments stocks CDs, vinyl and even audio cassettes, both classical and pop and rock, including rare and collectable recordings. We also stock a wide range of DVDs. Collectors of stamps, coins, bank-notes and post-cards are also catered for. We also sell mounted prints, Oxfam stationery and other gifts, including Oxfam Unwrapped. In short, we aim to have something of interest for everybody.

View Shop