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Coleby, Nicola (ed)

A surreal life : Edward James 1907-1984.

Brighton, Royal Pavilion (with Philip Wilson Publishers) 1998.

Reference: 14827
Price: £35 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 159 + (1)pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

A volume of short essays published to accompany an exhibition celebrating the life and achievements of Edward James, the most notable English patron of Surrealism. Contributors of essays include Christopher Gibbs, Stephen Calloway and Desmond Guinness, and there are numerous accompanying illustrations of Surrealist works of art.