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G. F. Watts (from The Popular Library of Art) by  G. K Chesterton - 1st - 1904 - from Inklings & Yarnspinners (SKU: IYC129137)

G. F. Watts (from The Popular Library of Art)

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G. F. Watts (from The Popular Library of Art)

by Chesterton, G. K

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Very good, 1st edition, no d/j, red boards (a little stained) with gilt cover/spine design and titling all bright (some rubbing
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London: Duckworth, 1904. 1st. h/b. Very good, 1st edition, no d/j, red boards (a little stained) with gilt cover/spine design and titling all bright (some rubbing on spine); text block firm, pages unmarked and crisp; some foxiing on endpapers.. 18mo (170 x 100 / 6_"" x 4""). Chesterton's appreciation of the work of the symbolist painter and sculptor, G. F. Watts opens: ""George Frederick Watts was born on 23rd February 1817, and is still alive."" He was not to know that 1904, the year of the book's publication would also be that of Watts' death. Insightful and incisive writing, nevertheless, in true Chestertonian style. With b/w f'piece and 31 b/w plates.

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Bookseller
Inklings & Yarnspinners GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC129137
Title
G. F. Watts (from The Popular Library of Art)
Author
Chesterton, G. K
Format/binding
H/b
Book condition
Used - Very good, 1st edition, no d/j, red boards (a little stained) with gilt cover/spine design and titling all bright (some rubbing
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duckworth
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1904
Pages
174
Keywords
1st, art, biography, criticism, Chesterton, Watts, pocket
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.23 g
Size
18mo (170 x 100 / 6_\"\" x 4\"\")

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