Parragon Publishing, 2001. FIRST EDITION. Oversized. Excellent condition, glossy covers color illustrated same as included original dust jacket, not clipped, small closed tear on spine. 'Essential Picasso' examines the work of one of the 20th century's most famous and successful artists, from the earliest Blue-Period paintings to the ceramics of his later years. Contents include: lengthy introduction by Dr. Julia Kelly and 120 works with descriptions by Laura Payne. Surprisingly rare English publication. 256 pages.