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The Look of Reading: Book, Painting, Text. Stewart, Garrett

$175.00

Chicago & London: University Of Chicago Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 4to, black cloth boards with titles in copper on spine, black endpapers, photo-illustrated dust jacket; pp. xvii, 411, copiously illustrated throughout. Book has a warm lengthy gift inscription to a previous owner on the half-title, else fine; the jacket is just the tiniest rubbed, else fine and bright. An impressive study of reading in art, a “neglected genre in the history of art.” From Bibles to Bacon (Francis), with stops along the way as varied as Caravaggio and Picasso. With notes and index.

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The Look of Reading: Book, Painting, Text. . Stewart, Garrett

Chicago & London: University Of Chicago Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 4to, black cloth boards with titles in copper on spine, black endpapers, photo-illustrated dust jacket; pp. xvii, 411, copiously illustrated throughout. Book has a warm lengthy gift inscription to a previous owner on the half-title, else fine; the jacket is just the tiniest rubbed, else fine and bright. An impressive study of reading in art, a “neglected genre in the history of art.” From Bibles to Bacon (Francis), with stops along the way as varied as Caravaggio and Picasso. With notes and index. 175.00

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Condition

Near Fine

Date Published

2006

Publisher

University Of Chicago Press

Place Published

Chicago & London

Edition

First edition

Jacket Condition

Fine

Binding

Hardcover