Priestley, J. B.,: Particular Pleasures: Being a Personal Record of Some Varied Arts and Many Different Artists
Book Number: 0225870
Heinemann, London, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 192 pages, preface by author, illustration credits and acknowledgements. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, being a reproduction of Michael Noakes' oil sketch of author. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, coloured reproductions of paintings, black-and-white illustrations and sketches. Dark red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Small gilt printers' cartouche on lower spine the original colour illustrated dust jacket appears to have lost its background colour on the spine section, and is rubbed across the top edge of all panels, with creasing to the front fold over flap. The pages themselves are clean and free of any marking, aside from slight foxing to the top edge." " Illustrated dust wrapper, by Gerry Embleton, with orange and white writing on the front panel and spine. Author photograph to the back dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the top spine edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and a little yellowing of the fold over panels. In this book the gifted English critic, J. B. Priestley, gives thumbnail sketches of " ..... the pleasure that he derived in a long life from particular artists and paintings, music and musicians, plays, films, and actors and actresses. " -- from the front fold over blurb. . Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Theatre; Diaries; ISBN: 0434603643. ISBN/EAN: 9780434603640. Inventory No: 0225870.