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Oxford, China and Italy: Writings in Honour of Sir Harold Acton on his Eightieth Birthday [SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY]

Publisher: New York: Thames and Hudson, 1984
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0500013519
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102819



First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed in black ink on the front free endpaper to an important figure in contemporary photography (please inquire): "For [names], with love, John." Hardcover. Blue cloth-covered boards with publisher's logo stamped in gold on cover and title stamped in gold on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Text by John A. Wood, David Rundle, John Betjeman, Iris Origo, Sacheverell Stiwell, Anthony Powell, Joan Haslip, John Lehmann, Antony Lambton, Cyril Birch, Charles Wilson, Peter Quennell, Christopher Sykes, A. L. Rowse, Laurence Sickman, Amanda Lillie, Nicolai Rubenstein, Anna Maria Crinò, Maurice Cranston, Peter Gunn, Edward Chaney, Michael Grant, John Fleming, Francis Haskell, Carlo Knight, Hugh Honour, Denys Sutton, John Pope-Hennessy and Neil Ritchie. Edited by Edward Chaney and Neil Ritchie. 248 pp., with 32 black and white illustrations. 10-1/2 x 8 inches.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.