EASEL and BOOK DRAWING. SCULPTURE by Lado Grigolia (In Georgian / Russian (?) and ENGLISH)

By: Grigolia Lado (Vladimir Davidovich Grigolia). Compiled and Designed by Inna Divnogortseva-Grigolia

Price: £95.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


TEXT IN GEORGIAN/RUSSIAN and ENGLISH. Grey cloth-covered boards with deep black titling to the spine and decoration to the front board. Sewn head binding. In the original publisher's cream and black dustjacket. The dust jacket has some light edge wear here and there, but is complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. The book covers are overall VG/NF but the very bottom edge has some green paint which has also smudged on to the bottom front edge - the paint is likely to be removable, but I'm not going to try. The former owner was an artist. There is an inscription/note, dated 1994, on the front free endpaper, in Russian/Georgian? . There is some light spotting on the half title, the next page and the last page, o/w there are No other Inscriptions or Marks. 46 pp + 428 captioned Illustrations - mainly b/w, but some duo-tone or coloured. There is a '1' lettered on the spine and Inna's Introduction mentions a Second book in two books - 'The Art of Georgian Lettering' - but it looks as if these were published separately. Contents of this book are: - Introduction; Various Articles on/tributes to Grigolia by major Artists/Experts including Guram Sharadze, David Tsitsishvili, Ucha Japaridze, David Gabashvili, etc, etc. Portrait of the Artist. SCULPTURE (10 pages in Colour and b/w). EASEL and BOOK DRAWING = Illustrations of Grigolia's works including Book Covers, Book Jackets, and elements of the designs/head-pieces, etc, and Sketches for ceramics/portraits, etc, etc. "Lado Grigolia is known as one of the First Georgian Soviet Graphic Artists - the founder of the Modern Georgian School of Book Design - and an artist-scientist who created an ordered, theoretically substantiated system of construction of Georgian Type. A Portrait painter who, using his habitual graphic material, exhibited, in the early 1940s, a whole series of portraits of figures of Georgian History and culture...etc. ". Scarce. This book is overweight at 1.6 kgs unpackaged, and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. See Images. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: EASEL and BOOK DRAWING. SCULPTURE by Lado Grigolia (In Georgian / Russian (?) and ENGLISH)

Author Name: Grigolia Lado (Vladimir Davidovich Grigolia). Compiled and Designed by Inna Divnogortseva-Grigolia

Categories: Illustrated, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Architecture. Art. Crafts, History & Politics. Churchill, Antiques. Collecting, Russia, Journalism. Book Related, Private Presses. Printing. Typography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tbilisi, Georgia, Khelovneba Publishers: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 113814

Keywords: EASEL And BOOK DRAWING. SCULPTURE By Lado Grigolia (in Georgian / Russian (?) And ENGLISH) Lado Grigolia (compiled And Designed By Inna Divnogortseva - Grigolia) Vladimir Contents Of This Book Are: - Introduction; Various Articles On/tributes To Grigolia By Major Artists/experts Including Guram Sharadze, David Tsitsishvili, Ucha Japaridze, David Gabashvili, Etc, Etc. SCULPTURE (10 Pages In Colour And B/w). EASEL And BOOK DRAWING = Illustrations Of Grigolia's Works Including Book Covers, Book Jackets, And Elements Of The Designs/head-pieces, Etc, And Sketches For Ceramics/portraits, Etc, Etc.