Peter Lanyon 1918-1964.Cornwall: Andrew Lanyon, 1990 Stock Code: 141064
First edition, signed limited issue, number 253 of 500 copies signed and numbered by the author. Andrew Lanyon, artist, writer and filmmaker in his own right, chronicles the life and work of his father, the artist Peter Lanyon, a Cornish painter of abstract landscapes. An album-like collection of letters, images, and anecdotes from friends and family, arranged chronologically, this title gives a very personal profile of one of the most important artists to emerge in post-war Britain.
Quarto. Original black cloth. With the dust jacket, in the original green slipcase, as issued. Laid-in loose a 4 page publisher's catalogue with 7 plates tipped-in and labeled in pencil.
With tipped-in colour and black and white plates and illustrations throughout.
Very occasional light soiling, otherwise fine, in the lightly soiled dust jacket, tips a touch rubbed. A fresh, unmarked copy, with bright fine illustrations throughout, in the original slipcase, a little rubbed.
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