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Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm

by Town, Harold; Silcox, David P

Condition: Very Good -/Very Good -

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 240 pages including "---177 paintings in full colour and many more in black-and-white"; very gently used, tight in binding, just a hint of shelf wear along bottom cover edges, flawed only by a small faded old spot stain to fore edge with traces of same in the outer margins of two facing pages (89/90), book otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ has gentle edge bumping, but no chips, one short tear to top of front hinge, cover pictorials brilliantly colourful. [this copy priced low, priced to go to a good home as bookseller is nearing retirement, but extra S & H at cost will be requested] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -.


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