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A. J. Munnings, R.A. Pictures of horses and English life. With an appreciation by Lionel Lindsay.
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, 1927 - Quarto. Original vellum over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spine and front cover, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Neat library stamp and gift inscription on prelims, binding a little soiled, covers slightly sprung. A very good copy. Colour frontispiece, 27 mounted colour plates (with captioned tissue guards), 109 monochrome illustrations on 83 plates. First and limited edition, number 32 of 250 copies signed by the artist. A lavish monograph produced when Munnings (1878-1959) was at the height of his fame. "His horse studies always reflected, over that of other equestrian painters, his unparalleled love and understanding of the animals' characters" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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