William Heinemann, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
760 g.; 192 pages, preface by author, illustration credits and acknowledgements. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, being a repro6duction of Michael Noakes' oil sketch of author. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, coloured reproductions of paintings, black-and-white illustrations and sketches. Dark red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Rubbing and very slight bumping to the top spine edge and rubbing to the lower spine. Shelfwear to the lower book edges. Previous owner has placed the number " 1710 " to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper, in ink. Some marks to the internal pages. Illustrated dust wrapper, by Gerry Embleton, with orange and white writing on the front panel and spine. Author photograph to the back dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the top spine edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and a little yellowing of the fold over panels. In this book the gifted English critic, J. B. Priestley, gives thumbnail sketches of " ..... the pleasure that he derived in a long life from particular artists and paintings, music and musicians, plays, films, and actors and actresses. " -- from the front fold over blurb. This is the first UK edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biography ; Diaries; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 0104096.