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Thames & Hudson, London, 1982. Hard Cover. First edition, VG++/VG(+), cloth, 200pp, illustrated text is bright, clean and fresh-in NF cond., copy in fresh Brodart.
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Abrams
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enjoyed reading about Spenders & Hockney's thoughts on each city and intereactions with artists and children. Written in 1982 before Tiannamen Square. Beautiful drawings.
The poet Stephen Spender and the artist David Hockney go to China. Amazing tales and beautifully illustrated.
thanx, phillip, for snagging this for me at mckay's. it was very good.
Nov 19, 2007 Jenda rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: artists
David Hockney's drawings and travels in China.
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Sir Stephen Harold Spender (1909–1995), English poet, translator, literary critic and editor, was born in London and educated at the University of Oxford, where he first became associated with such other outspoken British literary figures as W. H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood, C. Day Lewis and Louis MacNeice. His book The Thirties and After (1979) recalls these figures and others prominent in the ...more
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