Oxford: Phaidon Press Limited, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover (31.5 x 25cm), pp. 239 [240, Sources of illustrations], Introduction, 50 full page Plates, Catalogue, Bibliography, Exhibitions, Index of Works, General Index; green cloth covered boards with lettering in white on spine, embossed statue on top board, photo illustrated endpapers (part of Eptein’s collection of “primitive” sculptures in an upstairs room at Hyde Park c. 1960); illustrated dust wrapper (“Elemental”, 1932)
Lower edge of boards have been nibbled, foot of text block has three small insect marks, top edge a little dust toned, otherwise clean and bright throughout. Unclipped dust wrapper has a few fox marks on the verso. Item #873
A major critical study of one of Britain’s most influential and controversial 20th century sculptors. His entire output of more than 500 sculptures is described with images for each (where possible) for reference.