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Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man : An Interpretive Biography by  Norman Mailer - First Printing of the First Edition. - 1995 - from About Books and

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Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man : An Interpretive Biography

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: Fine condition./Fine dust jacket.

New York:: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995. 7.5" wide by 9.5" tall. A gorgeous, pristine copy. Bright, shiny, clean, square, tight, and unmarked. The Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped (35.00). No chips. No tears. No creases. No remainder marks. No owner's name or bookplate. Pages are fresh and crisp. No underlining. No highlighting. No margin notes. With over 250 illustrations, including many beautiful full-color plates. Chapter notes. Bibliography. Photo credits. "First Edition" is so stated, with complete number row (10 987654321) on the copyright page. Bound in the original blue boards and red cloth spine, lettered in yellow. Sharp corners. From the Dust Jacket: "Mailer sets out to capture the meaning of Picasso's life and art and explores in bold fashion the originality of his ambition. Commenting upon much of the critical work on Picasso that has appeared over the years, Mailer's biography brings us closer to the young artist than we have ever been before. Much at the heart of Mailer's interpretation is Picasso's first great love, Fernande Olivier, with whom the artist lived for seven years -- a period that included Picasso's most revolutionary works... Closely integrated throughout the text are more than 250 illustrations including black-and-white and color reproductions of Picasso's works (drawings, sketches and major paintings), as well as pertinent photographs and contributory works by other artists.". First Printing of the First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine condition./Fine dust jacket.. xiii, 400pp..


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