van Loon, Hendrik Willem,: The Arts of Mankind
Book Number: 0236629
George G Harrap, London, 1952. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: The Author. Reprint. 800 g; 572 pages, in original hardcover binding, with metallic bookseller sticker at the bottom right-hand corner of the front paste down (Myer bookshop) the book and its pages have no damage or annotation. The dust jacket is rubbed with light chipping at the head of the spine and rubbing at the bottom of the spine with a couple of short tear is on the top and bottom of the rear panel. In the space of nearly 600 pages and with the lively aid of the most extraordinary drawings (many in full colour) he has ever made, Dr van Loon gives the general reader a love for an understanding of the background of all that is most enduring and the arts. He covers painting, architecture, music, sculpture, and the so-called minor art. He begins with the cave drawings of 25,000 BC and comes down to our own day -- . -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Theory/Criticism; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive. Inventory No: 0236629.