Periscope, 2009, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
ANNE HIGONET. A Museum of One's Own, Pittsburgh: Periscope Publishing, 2009. Square quarto, pp. xvii, 241, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, color photo pasted to front, color and duotone illustration. Considers the collecting era between 1848 to about 1950, when artwork spilled onto the market and wealthy people could buy just about any piece they wanted, creating homes that were in effect museums. Their names will be familiar to anyone who appreciates art: Frick, Wallace, Huntington, Gardner et al. Condition of this book: Covers lightly worn and a bit faded at edges, preliminary leaves wavy, overall very good. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN/EAN: 9781934772928. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53742.