Book #21220

Monumental Brasses - 1st Edition/1st Printing

James Mann
Book #21220 Monumental Brasses - 1st Edition/1st Printing. James Mann.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1957.
Illustrator: Illustrated by John Swain and Sons Ltd

First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good, lightly rubbed and chipped dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

Mann's colossal, monumental brasses are among the most impressive and awe-inspiring monuments in the world. These massive sculptures, each weighing in at over a ton, are meticulously crafted from Carrara marble and bronze. Mann's unique style is characterized by bold, sweeping lines and a powerful sense of symmetry. Each brass is a unique masterpiece, and together they form an impressive tribute to the power and glory of medieval England.; Color Illustrations; 8vo.

Price: $29.25