Gardens of Santa Barbara, 2000, 1st Ed, SIGNED Glenna Hartmann, Fine w/Slipcase

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Gardens of Santa Barbara
Eric T. Haskell (Preface) and Sharon Crawford (Text)
The Easton Gallery
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California Art and Artists
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 01858
Notes: A Fine book in a Near Fine slipcase, Fine overall, SIGNED, First Edition, 4to, 10 1/2" x 11 1/2." Gray-brown cloth-covered boards in a beige paper slipcase. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Black lettering on front panel and slipcase spine. Covers have slight browning along edges and spine and a tiny bump at upper-right tip on front, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Slipcase has slight age toning and a few bumps to edges and tips, else clean and intact. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations. Original green tipped-in cloth ribbon bookmark included. SIGNED in black ink on front free endpaper by one of the artists whose work appears in this book: "To Robin and Stefan, Many thanks for your generous hospitality! Best wishes, Glenna Hartmann." A tipped-in color plate and color illustration of Hartmann's painting, _Spring Bloom, John Gamble House_, are respectively on front cover and front panel of slipcase. 168 pp., including illustrations and Index. A beautiful book featuring painted depictions of famous Santa Barbara gardens by twenty contemporary artists. Most of the illustrations show the paintings by said artists. Illustrations are interspersed among text explaining the history of California and some of Santa Barbara's notable gardens and estates. Text by Sharon Crawford. Preface by Eric T. Haskell. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.