John Piper Myfanwy Piper. Lives In Art..
Bound in original black cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper which has small tear on lower front edge, but otherwise a fine copy.
Oxford University Press.,
Third reprint of first edition.
4to. 7.75 x 10 inches. xxvi + 598 pp.
Illustrated by 84 colour images in 58 pages of plates and by 98 black and white images in text. Pictorial frontispieces.
A well illustrated joint biography of the artist John Piper and his wife, the writer, Myfanwy, best known for writing the libretti of Britten's operas. It provides accounts of John Piper's work as a book illustrator, including the Shell Guides and the King Penguin volume, Romney Marsh.
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