Physical description

Three Volumes of The World's Greatest Paintings - Selected Masterpieces of Famous Art Galleries. Large format blue hardcovers with a decorative embossed front cover with an ancient Greek or Roman head bust at the top. The spine has two sets of gold bands at the top and bottom with the title in gold lettering. The work has one hundred fine colour plates of well know pictures with information about each master. Each book has a brown paper dustjacket with the title at the top in black lettering.

Publication type



This work is published in three volumes containing one hundred fine colour plates of well-known pictures from many lands for the general public to enjoy. In addition to the plates there is a brief account of the life and times of each master represented avoiding all discussion of technical matter as far as possible.