John Piper: The Complete Graphic Works; A Catalogue Raisonne, 1923 – 1983; Etc..

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John Piper: The Complete Graphic Works; A Catalogue Raisonne, 1923 – 1983; Etchings and Aquatints, Wood Engravings, Lithographs and Screenprints
John Piper and Orde Levinson (Compiler and Editor)
Faber and Faber
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Notes: A Fine First Edition, 12” x 8 ½.” White cloth-covered boards with black text to spine. Original multicolored, illustrated dust wrapper in mylar included. Black-and-white spinal text on dust wrapper. Replete with illustrations of John Piper’s graphic works in black-and-white and full-color. Cover and interior pristine and intact, bumped tips, a small bump at the bottom edge of the back cover, and slight bumping to the upper page corners at the fore-edge. Binding is tight. Dust wrapper not price-clipped. 141 pp., including 218 color and 194 black-and-white illustrations. John Piper (1903-1992) was an English artist and author who worked in a variety of media including painting, photography, printmaking, and design. Excerpt from front flap: “First and foremost a painter, he is also a distinguished potter, photograph and critic, and a master of tapestry, stained-glass and, not least, the large and complex field of graphics.” This book presents for the first time a complete catalogue of Piper’s etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screenprints. Includes a Preface, “Working with Printers” by Piper, “Extracts from the Writings of John Piper,” a List of Subscribers, and Indices for each of the following: Graphic Works, Incorrect Titles, Portfolios, Book/Article/Pamphlet Illustrations, Printers, Publishers, Graphics in Public Collections, and Exhibitions.