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The Gentle Art Of Lucien Pissaro

The Gentle Art Of Lucien Pissarro by Geoffrey Perkins, Zurich, L'Art Ancien S.A. of Zurich, 1974.

Printed in black, with monochrome reproductions of Pissarro wood engravings. One of 300(350) copies for sale, in light green paper covered boards with a printed paper title label to the front, and a single sheet price list loosely inserted titles 'BULLETIN 26'. 55pp 22cms x 15cms.

A scholarly and most superior catalogue, complete with price list, of the Pissarro collection which was being offered by L'Art Ancien of Zurich, with an introduction by Geoffrey Perkins followed by copious bibliographic details of 46 items being sold, divided into Early Work in Journals, Portfolios and Single Prints, followed by Eragny Press Vale Type Series.

A valuable and quite scarce reference for Pissarro and the Eragny Press.

Near Very Good condition, sun fading to spine and a 2cm band at the head of the boards, 5cm tear in the paper cover at the rear foot of the spine, small label for Monk Bretton Reference Library to corner of front pastedown but no other library marks.