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A Concise History of Modern Painting by Herbert Read - Paperback - 1959 - from Ayerego Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

A Concise History of Modern Painting

by Herbert Read

Condition: Very Good Condition/Good


Frederick A. Praeger, Inc, 1959. Softcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 376 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. General shelf wear to dust jacket, with small chips and tears along the edges. Edges neat, intact, and free of foxing, but a bit dusty. Light general shelf wear to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; #30095; ISBN: 0452274958. ISBN/EAN: 9780452274952. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40907. . 9780452274952


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