William Beckford 1760-1844: An Eye for the Magnificent.
Large 4to. (305 x 247 mm). Publisher’s black gilt-lettered cloth, pictorial dust jacket; 448pp., extensively illustrated in colour and b/w; a near fine copy in like dust jacket.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, held at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture from October 2001 through January 2002. Subsequently shown at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London from February through April 2002.
Contributions from, among others, Timothy Mowl, David Watkin, Megan Aldrich, Michael Snodin and Christopher Woodward.
Stock number: 1489