Levinson, Orde. "Quality and Experiment": the Prints of John Piper.
Publisher: Lund Humphries, London;
Date of Publication: 1996
Stock Code: 7299
FIRST EDITION. Square quarto, pp. 192. Illustrated throughout in both colour and black-and-white. Publishers’ bright blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and pictorial endpapers, in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket. Spine tips very lightly rubbed; contents clean and crisp with no annotation or inscriptions. A Near Fine copy in like jacket.
The first catalogue of Piper’s entire graphic work and the definitive work on the subject, incorporating prints produced up to Piper’s death in 1992 as well as newly-discovered earlier prints,and including etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screen prints. Also included are biographical notes, lists of Piper’s designs for stage sets, stained glass and tapestries and a short essay on the prints. Heavyweight so a contribution towards increased postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery.