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British Sporting Artists

From Barlow to Herring

by Walter Shaw Sparrow

With a Foreword by Sir Theodore Cook and Twenty-Seven Illustrations in Colour and Seventy-Six in Black & White

1922 - London - John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd

11.5" x 9", xvii, 249pp

DETAILS

Hardbound volume in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine and gilt embossed picture of a horse and rider to the front board, with many illustrations.

This book aims to review the lives and works of many artists who have studied English country life and sport, mainly associated with hunting and racing. A long span of time is covered, beginning with Francis Barlow in the reign of Charles I, and ending with J. F. Herring and the younger Wolstenholme. As the subject is Art in its relations with Sport, and Sport in its patronage of Art, this long period is particularly interesting, because its changes and improvements mark a continuous evolution, unbroken by revolutionary fasions and their reactions.

CONDITION

The volume has been rebacked The binding is tight and firm with all pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including minor bumping to the corners and fading to the spine. Internally the pages are generally bright and clean with occasional handling marks and the odd spot. There is some yellowing to the front and end blank papers and some spotting to the foredge. Overall the volume is in very good condition.

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