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A Concise History of Modern Painting (Revised Edition) by Herbert Read - Paperback - 1969 - from Ayerego Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

A Concise History of Modern Painting (Revised Edition)

by Herbert Read

Condition: Very Good Condition


Thames & Hudson, 1969. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 380 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's name ink-stamped. 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; #24874; ISBN: 0452274958. ISBN/EAN: 9780452274952. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40906. . 9780452274952


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