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Balston, Thomas

John Martin 1789-1854. His life and works.

London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1947.

Reference: 13370
Price: £30 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 309 + (3)pp, colour frontispiece, 26 photo ills on 24 plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper repaired for a tear at foot of upper cover and slightly abraded on spine and corners).

The first proper biography, very competently done by the standards of the period, of John Martin, famous in his day for his visionary paintings and engravings of scenes from the Bible