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The story of art.

Author: E H Gombrich
Publisher: London Phaidon 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16 ed. rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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"The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject. For the first time in many years the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E H Gombrich
ISBN: 9780714832470 0714832472
OCLC Number: 777322997
Description: 688 pages : pages illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm

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"The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject. For the first time in many years the book has been completely redesigned. The illustrations, now in colour throughout, have all been improved and reoriginated, and include six fold-outs. The text has been revised and updated where appropriate, and a number of significant new artists have been incorporated. The bibliographies have been expanded and updated, and the maps and charts redrawn."--Publisher description.
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