1913 An Artist in Italy
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, Signed
This edition is limited to two hundred and fifty copies of which this is number ninety-three. Signed by the artist to the front endpaper. Illustrated with tipped-in colour frontispiece and twenty-five tipped-in colour plates. Collated complete. A detailed account of the artist's time in Italy, with commentary on the Venetian School of Painting, the Palio of Siena, San Gimignano, Pienza, and Montalcino. Written and illustrated by Walter Tyndale, a British travel writer, book illustrator, and watercolourist known for his landscapes, architecture, and street scenes.
In the original full vellum binding. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine and the odd mark to the board. Light discolouration to the vellum as is typical with age. Loss of ribbon tie to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with light spotting, predominantly to the first and last few pages.
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