World of Paperbacks
The U.S. publisher, HARRY N. ABRAMS has recently brought out two new additions to their highly praised Masters of Art series, titles first published in 1981: Jan Vermeer by Arthur K. Wheelock, Jnr. and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec by Douglas Cooper. Each volume is priced at [pounds sterling]13.95 and each is filled with high quality illustrations: 97 in the case of Vermeer and 102 in Toulouse-Lautrec and many are in colour. The text, in addition to discussing the artists' styles and approaches to art, also include background material to their social and historic roots. The continuing republication of this series, so useful as an introduction, is to be welcomed.
CASSELL has recently brought out a paperback edition of Anthony Clayton's highly praised Paths of Glory: the French Army 1914-18 ([pounds sterling]7.99). In this he pays tribute to the bravery of the French army, an army which both during the war and, after 1940, has been given less than due credit by its …
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Publication information: Article title: World of Paperbacks. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Contemporary Review. Volume: 287. Issue: 1674 Publication date: July 2005. Page number: 55+. © 1999 Contemporary Review Company Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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