first edition Hardcover
2012 · New Haven and London
by Ormond, Richard and Kilmurray, Elaine
New Haven and London: Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Folio size, 399 pp. The seventh volume of what would eventually be a nine-volume set of a Catalogue Raisonné of John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), whose work not only garnered him international fame during his lifetime, but remains loved and appreciated today. A magnificent production, replete with reproductions of Sargent's work, almost all in full colour, both in-text and full-page. "Each catalogued work is documented in depth, with full provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography, and accompanied by relevant studies and related drawings" (n.b., from dust jacket flap). ___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, blue endpapers, folio size (12.5" by 10 1/8"), pagination: [1-8] 9-399. The pictorial glossy dust jacket with examples of the work contained therein on the front and back panels, a summary of volume on the front flap and bios of the authors on the back flap. ___CONDITION: Fine overall, with clean boards without marks, straight corners free of rubbing, strong, square text blocks with solid hinges, the interiors are clean and bright, and all volums are entirely free of prior owner markings; a gentle bump to the bottom front corner, else fine; the dust jacket also fine overall, unclipped (although with no printed prices), clean, not sunned, perhaps some extremely light edgewear and a few light, stray marks, but overall a fine example. ___POSTAGE: Please note that this volume is unusually large and extremely heavy, and therefore additional postage will apply; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
(Inventory #: CNJL2202)