British Art. Iolo A. Williams. EARLY ENGLISH WATERCOLOURS

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British Art. Iolo A. Williams. EARLY ENGLISH WATERCOLOURS And Some Cognate Drawings By Artists Born Not Later Than 1785. London: The Connoissuer, 1952. Large 4to. First Edition. xxii,266 pages including index. Original cream cloth, letters in gilt. Binding looks fresh but for stain-streak along lower edge of covers – from earlier dustjacket protector that had strengthened edges which over time would stain the cloth. Interior clean, no owner’s name, near fine. Printed dustjacket with cover illustrations moderately worn at edges and shows occasional stain at edges from the same source. 1 color plate and 412 images on 200 glossy plates. Dj blurb: “survey of the use of watercolour in England from the sixteenth century to the time of Cotman, Cox, and De Wint…The main emphasis is on landscape, topography, and figure drawing, but the book-illustrators, marine watercolourists, natural history draughtsmen, portraitists and caricaturists are also included.”