John Martin 1789-1854: His Life and Works. Thomas Balston.

John Martin 1789-1854: His Life and Works.

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1947. 8vo, 309, [1]pp. plus color frontispiece and 24 plates in black and white. Original blue buckram stamped in gilt to backstrip, original cream illustrated and printed dust jacket, top edge blue; color frontispiece and 24 plates in black and white at the back. Presentation copy signed by the author to front free endpaper. Dust jacket browned and chipped in places, price clipped; boards stained and scuffed, some offsetting to endpapers. Very good. First edition. A thorough look at John Martin by the foremost scholar on Martin, signed by the author with a dedicatory inscription, and with a large number of Martin’s paintings reproduced in black and white. Item #104360

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