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The Image of London - Views by travellers and emigres 1550-1920

Allen, Brian; John House, Robin Spencer and Samuel F. Clapp

ISBN 10: 0862940990 / ISBN 13: 9780862940997
Published by First edition, published by Trefoil Publications, London, 1987., 1987
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Very good with very good dust jacket. Remainder star on bottom page edge. One inch black mark on page fore edge. Dust jacket is bumped on fore edge, spine tips and top edges. 191 pages with index and many illustrations. Wide and tall 8vo size. Bookseller Inventory # 11140

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Title: The Image of London - Views by travellers ...

Publisher: First edition, published by Trefoil Publications, London, 1987.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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The image of London : views by travellers and emigrés 1550-1920 [Jan 01, 1987] Warner, Malcolm and Allen, Brian

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Based on an exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, this book contains material of interest to art historians, Anglophiles, and armchair tourists. Warner's introduction discusses London as an artistic symbol or metaphor for visitors' ideas about the nature of the city. Other essays analyze the special visions of Canaletto, Whistler, Monet, and Pissarro, and while their evocations of London scenery--shown in color plates--are perhaps most familiar, the catalog provides useful, well-researched data on the lives and works of less well-known artists. Many entries are accompanied by small black-and-white reproductions. The illustrations show a remarkable transformation in perception that matches the city's growing complexity and modernization. For specialized collections and large public libraries serving strong interests in British culture.
- Paula A. Baxter, NYPL
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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