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Icon and Idea: The Function of Art in the Development of Human Consciousness [FIRST EDITION]

by Herbert Read

Condition: Very Good/Good


Cambridge, Massachusetts U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1955. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION (stated 'First Published, 1955'), FIRST PRINTING (no number line). Collectible. Very Good- or Better Hardcover in clipped Dust Jacket (Good-). Clean with light toning. Interior appears read with great care. Edgewear to boards, front has slight curve. DJ while serviceable has edgewear, tears, holes. No markings located on page flip other than gift inscription to James R. Lawson [d. 2003, James Raymond Lawson, famous Master of the Carillon, Carillonneur; see NY Times obit] on ffep. B&W illustrations on glossy paper. Index. No unpleasant odors detected. Dependable seller. Satisfaction guaranteed. Carefully packaged. Prompt shipping includes USPS Tracking. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. ae721.
  • Bookseller: Ate Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000397
  • Title: Icon and Idea: The Function of Art in the Development of Human Consciousness [FIRST EDITION]
  • Author: Herbert Read
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0674441508
  • ISBN 13: 9780674441507
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: ae721; Collectible; First Edition: Herbert Read; Harvard University Press; Art; History - Art; Icon; Lecture - Charles Eliot Norton; Art - Image, Beauty, Ideal, Symbolic Forms; Conrad Fiedler; Aesthetics; James R Lawson; 9780674441507; 0674441508
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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