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Book Description
A good example of this two volume set. Vol.1: The Thinking Eye - 1969 reprint of the 1961 First Edition. Black paper-covered boards with title in black on yellow cloth spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, previous owners name and the date 3.72 on front endpaper. Some slight cockling to top of pages where there are tipped-in plates. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with light soiling and some wear and small chips missing to head and tail of spine of dustjacket, and a two-inch vertical tear to rear of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 541pp. 188 half-tone illustrations (eight in colour), 1133 line drawings. Translated by Ralph Manheim from the German edition "Das bilderische Denken" (Benno Schwabe & Co, Basle, 1956). Vol.2: The nature of nature - First edition, 1973. Black hardcover with title in green on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name and the date 3.74 on the front endpaper. Binding sound. There is cockling to the pages which have tipped-in plates, otherwise the book is in good condition internally. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good with general light shelfwear, and a small repaired tear to base of front cover of jacket . Not price-clipped. 454pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was the first full collection of Paul Klee's ideas on form and artistic creation, including the "Creative Credo" and "Ways of Nature Study". The theoretical discussions are accompanied by drawings which illustrate and amplify the notes. Please ask if you would like to see more images.
Author Paul Klee
Date 1969 and 1973
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Lund Humphries
Condition Good
Pages 541pp. and 454pp.

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