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This updated biography of the British painter reveals the complete story of Augustus John and his circle. New material which includes letters from Joyce, Dylan Thomas, Shaw, Oskar Kokoschka, the Sitwells, and Sean O'Casey reveals John to be a pivotal cultural figure in the first quarter of this century.
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London 1996 Hardcover New Edition Very Good in Fine jacket xxxiii, 715 pages, illustrated, appendices, notes, index. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized ... seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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London 1996 hardcover Very Good in Good jacket Used Hardcover, very slightly cocked. Jacket shows very few superficial scores, with light wear along upper edge. Upper leading ... corners and spine ends of jacket and hardcover are slightly bumped. Board's upper edges a little sunned. Page block shows a few minor marks, with grubby head. Pages are clean and sound throughout, with all content clear. TS. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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London England 1996 Cloth First Edition Near Fine/Very Good 8vo-over 7?"-9?" Tall Octavo 070116087X Hardback Hardback. First Edition. August John. The archetypal rebel artist ... and bohemian, August John broke free from a stifling paternalist background in Wales to become as famous for his flamboyant character as for his brilliant draughtsmanship. A blazing star in the firmament of British art in the first half of the twentieth century his reputation has fluctuated dramatically across the years. Vastly entertaining, meticulously researched and immensely affecting, this is biography at its most compelling, combining the portrait of an age with the seductive story of a man so fascinating to read about and so dangerous to know. Illustrated. 715 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, and all types of Academic Literature) *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller Read more Show Less

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1996 pp. xxxiii, 715, 16 pages of plates and illustrated end-papers, hardback, a very good copy in a very good dust-jacket [070116087X] *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping ... from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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1996 HARDCOVER 1st Edition Almost AS NEW in Almost AS NEW jacket Thick, heavy 8vo in grey faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 715pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc. This ... copy signed and dated 19 October 1996 by Michael Holroyd on the title-page (no other inscriptions)...............[ CONDITION DETAILS: An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (edges faintly tanned) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket ].......Unless otherwise noted: 1st Edition means First Printing; books are in the original publishers binding; wrappers (present only if mentioned above) are complete, un-clipped and provided with transparent protectors. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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This updated biography of the British painter reveals the complete story of Augustus John and his circle. New material which includes letters from Joyce, Dylan Thomas, Shaw, Oskar Kokoschka, the Sitwells, and Sean O'Casey reveals John to be a pivotal cultural figure in the first quarter of this century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780701160876
  • Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 1.57 (d)

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