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London: Phaidon Press Limited; New York: Phaidon Press Inc 2006, 2006. First edition. 4to. pp. 239. Portrait frontispiece. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. A comprehensive critical survey that includes every one of Homer's major paintings alongside a selection of his lesser known etchings and woodcuts. The works of Winslow Homer, 1836-1910, have helped to shape a nation's view of itself. Original blue cloth, lettered in white on spine and covers. Illustrated dust-jacket lettered in black and white. Final leaf taped in, otherwise a very good copy. An oversize book, please ask shipping costs before ordering, particularly to locations outside Europe.
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Simon Finch has been a Rare Book Dealer since 1980. He has had shops in Notting Hill Gate, Mayfair and Holt, Norfolk. His firm has handled a wide variety of material from the First Folio of Shakespeare to the wilder shores of the counterculture and everything in between. In 1998, Simon bought Voewood, one of the finest Arts and Crafts and houses and brought it back to life with an eight-year programme of renovation and restoration. Voewood Rare Books, which operates from Voewood, is the continuation for Simon of a long career in the book trade. It also represents an important link with the House. Voewood is always beautiful, surprising, mysterious and perhaps a little disorientating and we aim to bring something of this spirit to the bookshop. Whilst our focus in on the visual arts, literature and the counter-culture, we deal also in a broad range of antiquarian and modern rare books across all subject areas. Our collection can be found here at Biblio and on our website. We are open by appointment and can always be contacted by email.
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