With Capricorn to Paris (First Edition)
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Collins, London, 1956. Hard Cover. First edition. With dust wrapper. Book Condition: Very Good. Tight clean binding and red cloth covers. Minimal foxing to top of closed pages - but none inside. No marks inside or bookplates etc. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair+ In overall good condition - but with a small piece missing at the rear top - and small tear at top that has been internally mended. Price still intact and unclipped. 4to. 141pp, num bw sketches, 8 bw plates. **The artist Edward Seago loved the sea and the sky and where the two met the land. He lived and painted mainly in East Anglia but also travelled to Singapore, Africa and, with the Duke of Edinburgh, Antarctica. His shows were so popular that the public would queue around the block. But he was not admired by art critics. He was a post-impressionist at a time when the fashion was for cubism, abstract expressionism, and all the other -isms. Seago was left in the dust, or in his case in the sands and mud of Norfolk. This is the account and sketches of sailing from his home on the Norfolk Broads to within a stone's throw of the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The tide goes out, but eventually it comes in again and his art is still much loved and admired. A lovely first edition of this book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 6096HG
Titel: With Capricorn to Paris (First Edition)
Zustand: Near Fine
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Auflage: 1st Edition
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