The World of De Grazia: An Artist of the American Southwest. 1981. LN HC

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The World of De Grazia: An Artist of the American Southwest
Redl, Harry; Saunders, Buck; Avey, Gary [Foreword]
Chrysalis Publishing Ltd
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Notes: Like New, 9 1/4" x 12" 4to. First Edition hardcover art monograph sand colored cloth-covered boards, gold foil stamp lettering to front cover and spine, stiff black endpapers intact and unmarked, minimal shelf wear on bottom edge, sharp tips, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good black gate-folds pictorial dustjacket featuring details of photos of Ettore "Ted" DeGrazia taken by author and photographer, Harry Redl, on the front cover, back cover detailing DeGrazia's 1979 design, Apache Crown, with brief reasoning behind the design, short biography of author in back inner back flap, black with white lettering on front and spine, slight visible shelf wear on head and back hinge, intact, showing no chips or tears, not price-clipped, and protected by a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. 202 pp. replete with full-color and black-and-white photographs of the artist's work. Includes Acknowledgments from the author, Foreword by Gary Avey, essays by Buck Saunders and the artist himself, Books by DeGrazia and an Index. Ettore "Ted" DeGrazia, was hesitant to show his works to the public but was encouraged by author, photojournalist, and friend Harry Redl among others. This book explores DeGrazia's artistic evolution through painting, ceramics, ink drawing, needle point, bronze sculpture, enamel, stained glass, and more. A gift-worthy book. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.