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Description

Title:
A Painter’s Pilgrimage: An Account of a Journey with Drawings by the Author
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 009113

Author: Soyer, Raphael
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.
Place: New York
Year: 1962
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: “Raphael Soyer for my pretty model Rima and artist on her own right in exange (sic) for the book of her poems Raphael Soyer.” Tan cloth over boards, 127 pages, illustrations by the author in black and white. Foxing on both sides of the front free end paper, light foxing on the rear end papers, a mark/smudge on verso of last page, textblock edges lightly foxed, small stain bottom corner area of back board. No mildew odor whatsoever. In an illustrated dust jacket that is lightly foxed on interior, light chipping at top corners, head of spine, along edges of spine and top edges. In a Brodart jacket. “A Painter’s Pilgrimage provides a unique opportunity to see the art of the great masters with trained eyes. It is the story of a painter’s European journey; of his studies of the sculpture and painting of the past in the galleries and museums of England and Western Europe; of his visits to modern studios; and of his conversations with many prominent artists and writers. Raphael Soyer brings a fresh point of view to the reader, interpreting what he sees with the eyes of a painter.” Illustrator: Soyer, Raphael. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Art & Design. Inventory No: 009113.