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BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress by  Lillian (Edited by) Browse - First Edition. - 1946 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress

by Browse, Lillian (Edited by)

Condition: Very Good


London: Faber & Faber for the Shenval Press, 1946. 12pp., plus (50) + 3, b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus a 50 plate captioned, unpaginated like section (all works by the internationally acclaimed sculptress). Book clean and square. Khaki-coloured original cloth boards minimally bumped and soiled. No dustjacket. An original seller's sticker on front pastedown, trivial flecks on endpapers, else textblock clean. With an Introduction by William Gibson, this stand-alone volume in the 'Ariel Books On The Arts' series is a relatively early retrospective of the modernist sculptural work of internationally prominent sculptress (Dame) Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975). Book weight approx. 145g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011806
  • Title: BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress
  • Author: Browse, Lillian (Edited by)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber for the Shenval Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1946
  • Keywords: ART, ARTISTS, MODERNIST SCULPTURE, HEPWORTH, BARBARA, 1903-1975, GREAT BRITAIN, SERIES: ARIEL BOOKS ON THE ARTS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Arts and Crafts;
  • Subjects: ART / General; CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General;

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