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Title:
Mervyn Peake: The Man and His Art
ISBN: 9780720612844
Book #: 009456

Author: Peake, Sebastian and Eldred, Alison [Compilers]; Winnington, G. Peter [Editor]
Illustrator:
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Place: London and Chester Springs
Year: 2006
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Near Fine
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
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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. Black cloth over boards, 216 pages, Sources, Select Bibliography, Notes on Contributors, illustrated in color and black-and-white. Front cover is bowed slightly at fore-edge, slight separation near gutter between pages 150 and 151 where a ten page fold-out glossy stiff card pamphlet titled: Mervyn Peake: Bleak House was stuck by the previous owner. Peake’s drawings to illustrate the Dickens classic with quoted passages from the novel are showcased in the pamplet which was published by an unspecified gallery. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is lightly scuffed. “Mervyn Peake was one of the most multi-talented artists of the twentieth century. Painter, novelist, author of children’s books and nonsense verse, war artist, poet and dramatist, he also illustrated such classics works as Treasure Island, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Ancient Mariner, Grimm’s Household Tales and Bleak House. In this highly illustrated volume, his son has collaborated with Alison Eldred and G. Peter Winnington, to compile a stunning collection of illustrations, paintings, photographs, notebook pages and other material ? much of which has never been published before ? to produce a unique memoir of the artist’s life and work.” Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz. Category: Art & Design; Books; ISBN: 0720612845. ISBN/EAN: 9780720612844. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009456.