Middleburg, Va. The National Sporting Library, 2008. Hardcover. Tan cloth, color pictorial dust jacket, matching color pictorial and tan cloth slipcase, 843 pp., 400+ illus.; weighs nearly 9 lbs. VG+ (Very few marks from previous gallery owner; both book and slipcase are impeccable; book is WARMLY INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front flyleaf.). Item #143926
"The first comprehensive scholarly reference work devoted solely to American animal and sporting painters and sculptors, chronicling the activities of artists in this country over a period of almost four hundred years. Presented alphabetically for practical purposes, the 2,384 artist biographies tell the story of our developing Nation through the animal and sporting artist's eye. With over 400 images, many of which are previously unpublished, this volume is an instant classic for those who wish to explore the evolution of the genre." (dj) A scarce and exquisite reference.
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