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Constable Oil Sketches

£19.99

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Constable Oil Sketches - John Baskett

London: Barrie Books Limited. First edition 1966. pp 82.

Presented in grey cardboard slipcase that is fraying to the corners and has some marks to the faces but is still very strong and suitable for the purpose.
Dust jacket is very good, in protective pvc sheet. Both have a few nicks to the spine crest (5mm), otherwise excellent. Excellent tan cloth boards with nice gilt titles to front and spine. Creased fly sheet with one stain. The pages are in pleasing off-white.
Eighteen page introduction and bibliography. 32 colour plates of selected works with factual and discussive material facing. The plates show frequent irregularity, with rough edging; some (eg, plates 22, 32) have stains to the borders, as though left by the artist's hand. These deliberate imperfections (including the slipcase marks) add to the appeal of the book.
The binding has serious imperfections: many pages are free of the block, others are threatening to follow suit - possibly in need of rebinding.

Item details

Author(s):
Baskett, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
82
Publisher:
Barrie Books Limited
Title:
Constable Oil Sketches

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Constable Oil Sketches - John Baskett

London: Barrie Books Limited. First edition 1966. pp 82.

Presented in grey cardboard slipcase that is fraying to the corners and has some marks to the faces but is still very strong and suitable for the purpose.
Dust jacket is very good, in protective pvc sheet. Both have a few nicks to the spine crest (5mm), otherwise excellent. Excellent tan cloth boards with nice gilt titles to front and spine. Creased fly sheet with one stain. The pages are in pleasing off-white.
Eighteen page introduction and bibliography. 32 colour plates of selected works with factual and discussive material facing. The plates show frequent irregularity, with rough edging; some (eg, plates 22, 32) have stains to the borders, as though left by the artist's hand. These deliberate imperfections (including the slipcase marks) add to the appeal of the book.
The binding has serious imperfections: many pages are free of the block, others are threatening to follow suit - possibly in need of rebinding.

Author(s):
Baskett, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
82
Publisher:
Barrie Books Limited
Title:
Constable Oil Sketches

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