Conway, Sir W. Martin
The domain of art.
London, John Murray 1901.
8vo. (6)+170pp. Contemporary cloth-backed boards, spine darkened, corners and head of spine worn, rear board slightly marked. Small bookseller’s blindstamp to front free endpaper. Roderick Gradidge’s copy (bookplate).
Lectures debating the burning art issues of the day, delivered by the explorer turned art historian Sir William Martin Conway when he was Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge, and covering a broad range of subjects from the issue of a national art style to a proposal for the building of a photographic reference library for art historians, with related anecdotes from his travelling days.