Alfred Gilbert by [GILBERT] McALLISTER, Isabel.

Alfred Gilbert

London A & C Black 1929

236pp, 40 photo-gravure plates. 28x22, decorated cloth. Good, decorated cloth a bit worn but with good dust wrapper the design of which echoes the cloth design. Lower part of dust wrapper missing against back board. With striking early bookplate of Gavin Stamp on front paste down alongside London Institution stamp. Isabel McAllister, was a journalist and admirer of his work. After a period when he created few artworks, she helped rehabilitate his career in the 1920s. Gilbert's most highly profiled work is the statue of Anteros in Piccadily Circus but he had a wide ranging career in sculpture which is well illustrated here..

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