|Publisher||Simon & Schuster|
Simon and Schuster, New York 1937. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Red textured cloth, blue topstain, very good condition. Very good condition illustrated spine title label. Scarce original dust jacket, not price clipped, which folds out to be color poster on inside with a time line drawing by the author, chips, closed tears, scrape on spine. Numerous color plates History and commentary on painting, architecture, ceramics, sculpture, music, literature, theater, photography and other arts. Illustrations are by the author, his drawings of famous works and the artists who created them. Illustrated front and back end papers. The mixing of the arts all together with some history make for interesting reading. 679 pages.