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Art and Illusion. A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by GOMBRICH, E. H. (Sir Ernst Hans, 1909-2001)

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Art and Illusion. A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation by GOMBRICH, E. H. (Sir Ernst Hans, 1909-2001) - 1960

Art and Illusion. A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by GOMBRICH, E. H. (Sir Ernst Hans, 1909-2001)

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London: Phaidon Press, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Near Fine+. First Printing of this path-breaking work in the psychology of perception that influenced thinkers as diverse as Carlo Ginzburg, Nelson Goodman, and Umberto Eco. Thick royal 8vo (254 x 187mm): xxxi,[1],466pp, with 319 illustrations, some folding and in color. Publisher's original scarlet linen, spine lettered in gold within black title black, beige dust jacket printed in red and black and priced 70s. Printed on heavy coated stock. About Fine, tightly bound, clean and bright throughout; Near Fine or better jacket with faint spotting to upper cover panel, closed tear along bottom spine panel fold with degree or two of lightening to red lettering. No. 35 in the Bollingen series. Arntzen R1. Originally given as the A. W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts, at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D. C., in 1956. "Considered a classic by all who seek for a meeting ground between science and the humanities, Art and Illusion examines the history and psychology of pictorial representation in light of present-day theories of visual perception information and learning. Searching for a rational explanation of the changing styles of art, Gombrich reexamines many ideas on the imitation of nature and the function of tradition. In testing his arguments he ranges over the history of art, noticing particularly the accomplishments of the ancient Greeks and the visual discoveries of such masters as Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt, as well as the impressionists and the cubists. Gombrich's triumph in Art and Illusion arises from the fact that his main concern is less with the artists than with ourselves, the beholders." (from the dust jacket) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).
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  • Publisher Phaidon Press
  • Place of Publication London
  • Date Published 1960

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Art and Illusion : A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by Gombrich, E. H

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9780714817569
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Phaidon Press, Incorporated. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Used book that is in clean, average condition without any missing pages.
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ART AND ILLUSION  A STUDY IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION

ART AND ILLUSION A STUDY IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION

by Gombrich, E.H

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Published by Phaidon, 1993. 5th edition.. Paperback. Fine. Fine condition. Fifth Edition. A classic study of image-making. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. xiv and 386 pages including index. Reprint of the 5th edition. Fine conditon.
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Art and Illusion. A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by GOMBRICH, E.H

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Washington: Pantheon, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Washington, Pantheon, 1960. Quarto; quarter contrasting cloth a little bumped; a very good copy. With the contemporary ownership signature of [Professor] Heinz Kent. The Bollingen Series 35, Number 5.
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Art and Illusion, a Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by Gombrich, E. H

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(Washington, 1961): Pantheon Books/Bollingen Series. Quarto. Second edition revised. 466pp. index. The A. W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts 1956 National Gallery of Art Washington. Bollingen Series XXXV 5. The A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts for 1956. This work contains 300 textual illustrations in half-tone and line, of which 18 are in color with notes and index. Bound in 1/4 black cloth over brown cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt. A near fine copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket.
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Art and Illusion A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

Art and Illusion A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by Gombrich, E.H

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London.: Folio Society. As New. 2000. Hardcover. Light foxing to bottom edge. Slip case foxed and mildly rubbed all around. A fine copy in a very good slip case. ; 320 Illustrations. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (xiv,386) pages .
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ART AND ILLUSION, A STUDY IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION

by E H GOMBRICH

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LONDON: PHAIDON PRESS, 1962. NEW EDITION . Soft cover. Fine/Very Good. New Edition, 1962 of this classic groundbreaking work. Fine, lightly rubbe book in VG rubbed dustwrapper, with minor nicks. Clean and presentable. 5 cm closed tear to top of rear panel. Minor loss to rear panel at spine approx 1.5cm x .5 cm. Nice copy, overall.
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ART AND ILLUSION A study in the psychology of pictorial representation

by GOMBRICH, E. H

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London: The Folio Society, 2000. Editorial / Hard Cover. Como Novo / As New/Comme Neuf/Slip Case / As new. In-8º(250x174). 1 Vol. de XIV-386 pp. Ilustrado.
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Art and Illusion A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation,

Art and Illusion A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation,

by Gombrich, E. H

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Phaldon. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0714815500 . Binding solid. Pages unmarked and barely aged. Ex-owner name. Includes extra, detached copy of pp 259-262 -- without explanation. Cloth cover has a little wear to corners and spine tips, but otherwise fine. Dustjacket is worn at edges, but otherwise glossy. Front flap is clipped at bottom corner; I'd say it was price-clipped but the price is still there. ; 388 pages .
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Art and Illusion

by Leonie Gombrich E.H. Gombrich

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9780714842080
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Phaidon Press . Papeback. New. pp. 412
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Art and Illusion. A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

by Gombrich, E H

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Its a beautiful book with clean thick glossy pages and color images throughout. The cloth binding is a bit loose in the back and the dust jacket is broken into several pieces but is included.
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