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$200 - $300

Title:
Painters of the Desert

Author:
Ainsworth, Ed

Place:
Palm Desert, CA

Publisher:
Desert Magazine

Date:
1960

Description:
111 pp. Foreword by Carl Schaefer Dentzel. Illustrations and plates throughout from drawings and paintings (some in color) by various artists, and photographs of them. 13¼x9¾, original orange cloth, lettered in gilt. First Edition. With a 8-line signed inscription by Ainsworth in ink on the half-title page: "For Lindley, my pal, raconteur, wine taster, bibliophile, author and a great drinking companion -- may your footsteps be guided to the best vineyards where the juice of the grape inspires new limericks and happy memories of old friends. An I hope you like my book! Most sincerely, Ed (Ed Ainsworth). First Edition." An important work on the artists who captured the sublime beauty of the Californian and Southwestern deserts, including Maynard Dixon, Nicolai Fechin, Carl Eytel, Don Perceval, John Hilton, and others.

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Condition:
Spine ends and top corners a bit bumped; otherwise a fine and bright copy.


 
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126986
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