1924 Richard Parkes Bonington: His Life and Work
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding
A first limited edition work, limited to one-thousand copies, of which this is numbered nine-hundred and twenty.
Richard Parkes Bonington was a Romantic landscape painter, known for his paintings that brought aspects of English style to France, after moving to France at the age of 14.
This work looks into Bonington's artistic style and work, and his affluent career that was cut short by his early death.
Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, sixteen colour plates, and seventy-one monochrome plates.
Written by A. Dubuisson. Translated with notes by C. E. Hughes.
Two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart, with discolouration and marks to the boards and spine. Spine is a little faded. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, with a small amount of loss to the head of the rear board. Spine label is a little worn. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some odd spots.
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