1983 Piper's Places: John Piper in England & Wales
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work in the publisher's original cloth binding, with the original unclipped dust wrapper. 144 illustrations reproduced in colour. Collated complete. John Piper (1903-1992) was an English painter and printmaker. His work often focused on the British landscape, especially churches and monuments, and included tapestry designs, book jackets, screen-prints, photography, fabrics and ceramics. This is Richard Ingram's study of John Piper's art, focusing on the landscapes and buildings of England and Wales, with reproductions of his aquatints, drawings, collages, oil paintings and watercolours. Some of the paintings were specially painted for this book, and many are reproduced for the first time.
In publisher's original cloth binding, with original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, cloth is in immaculate condition. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Loss to the front joint of the dust wrapper, and sunning to the spine. Otherwise dust wrapper is in excellent condition.
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