Pall Mall Press, 1968, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
625 g.; VIII, 272 pages, acknowledgements, and index. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges and dust marks and browning to the top paper edge. Previous owner's name to title page. Internal pages are very, very slightly tanned. Plain text dust wrapper with black and red abstract design and black and white titles on both the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dust wrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Backstrip is somewhat sun faded. The top corner of the front fold over has become creased. " Recent styles and subject matters in art are linked to an economic, social, intellectual, and spiritual upheaval in which science and technology are important factors." -- from the front fold over blurb. The author takes the above statement and wanders through 20th century art to the time of the books publication. The book was prepared to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 0104135.