Publisher: Umberto Allemandi & Co for the Author, Turin;
Date of Publication: 1994
Stock Code: 6143
INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp 336. 257 plates, many of which are full page and many of which are in colour including the triple portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales. Original full partchemnt effect binding with gilt titles and decoration; teg. Slight ripple to textblock otherwise a clean tight copy, which appears unread. Inscribed by the Author to title page in blue ink: “To Donald Margaret with Kindest Regards from John Merton”. Near Fine.
Portrait artist John Merton (1913-2011) is best known for his works depicting royal and society subjects, and was influenced by the great Italian renaissance artists. This lavish production showcases his work.