Revised Edition Hardcover SIGNED and inscribed by author to legendary director Billy Wilder, who allowed the author to include some of his pieces in the book; near fine in very good dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; several tiny chips/cracks to jacket edges, shallow dent to top edge of both boards else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; inscription on free front endpaper reads: "For Billy Wilder - with thanks for Picture A, Picture B, and all that goes with them. Alfred Frankenstein Dec. 20 1969". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: After the Hunt: William Hartnett and Other ...
Publisher: Univ. of California Press Berkeley, CA
Publication Date: 1969
Book Description Berkeley, Calif: UNIVERSITY OF California Press, 1969, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. HC. VG/Fair. Revised Edition. 9 x 11". FASCINATING INVESTIGATIVE WORK ON AMERICA'S FINEST STILL LIFE PAINTER William Hartnett. 147 illustrations (all b&w). Art critic Frankenstein, like a master detective, tracks down, identifies and investigates painters who had forged and signed many "Hartnett" paintings (nearly 1/3rd of Hartnett's work) which makes a rousing good story. Also Peto and Haberle are discussed. Critical catalog of Hartnett's work, list of owners. 1969 revision of the 1953 book. 202 pp. Book in excellent condition, maroon cloth covers with gold title and embossed illustration of French Horn and Rabbit, pencil checks by scholar scattered throughout book, Dustjacket showing one of Hartnett's realistic hunting still lifes in color, edges are scuffed with nicks and a couple of small chips. Great monograph on Hartnett. Bookseller Inventory # 001788
Book Description BERKELEY.: UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS. 1953, 1953. NEAR FINE./Very Good. First Edition. 136 ILLUSTRATIONS. Bookseller Inventory # 12258
Book Description University of California Press, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Some under lining in red pen on the first 48 pages, pages white, covers Fine in a VG dj with some edgewear. , 1st Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 020350
Book Description University of California Press, Berkeley, 1953. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 189pp; Includes an envelope with a William Hartnett 6cent stamp affixed; Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # MH1609