Priestley, J. B.,: Particular Pleasures; Being a Personal Record of Some Varied Arts and Many Different Artists
Book Number: 0236893
Heinemann, London, 1975. hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. preface by author, illustration credits and acknowledgments. 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. Illustrated dust wrapper, by Gerry Embleton. Author photograph to the back dustwrapper panel. 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. Slight rubbing of the edges of the dustjacket, with a 0.75 inch tear at the top left of the rear panel which has been repaired with sticky tape on the underside. Ownership detail at the top of the front free end page. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. 192 pages. 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: 0236893.