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Sir James Guthrie; A Biography, Sir James L. Caw, 1932, Glasgow School of Art Prize Presentation copy


Sir James Guthrie, P.R.S.A., LL. D.; A Biography by Sir James L. Caw. Foreword by Sir D.Y. Cameron, R.A., LL.D. Guthrie As interpreter by Frank Rinder. Personal Memories by John Warrack, LL.D.

Published by Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1932. First edition. This is a Glasgow School of Art Prize Presentation copy, with gilt description to the cover, and Presentation Page before the half title. It was produced to reward the best Life Study by a student of Glasgow School of Art, but no recipient's name or date has been entered.

A beautiful fine red cloth hardback with gilt titles. Just slightly bumped to tail of spine. A substantial volume which has been beautifully produced. Dustjacket is present, but has discoloration and some staining and is heavily worn to extremities with some losses. There are taped repairs and strengthening to the reverse.

Text is in lovely condition. Looks unread. All clean and bright and soundly bound. Shiny gilt top edge, and rough cut vertical and lower edges, as issued. Some offsetting to Prize Presentation page and a couple of small spots to endpapers. The tissue-guarded plates present beautifully.

Text in English.

xv + 243pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 3.56kg unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 389mm high x 300mm wide x 45mm deep. Folio size.