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Title:The Meaning of Beauty (Pelican Books)
Price:AUD$9.00 (about USD$6.00)
Category:Art & Design
Item ID:SB00-0116252
Publisher:Penguin Books, Middlesex, Britain, 1962
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Penguin Books, 1962, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

acknowledgements, introduction by author and definitions. The text is illustrated with 48 pages of black-and-white reproductions of artwork and photographs between pages 112 and 113. Photographic card cover with blue and black colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. "This book faces the most controversial question art criticism can concern itself with. What is beauty can fit in? Can it be measured or compared? Is the beauty of a sunset of the same order as the beauty of Botticelli's Birth of Venus?" -- from the rear panel blurb. The book has no final answers, but, by asking the right questions, misconceptions are cleared and avenues of discussions are opened up. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and book panels. Browning of the textblock edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 212, (12 – of which eight are further titles from publishing house]pages,. Reading creases to the backstrip.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; History. Inventory No: 0116252.
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