John Everard. With an introduction and commentary by Charles Simpson.
London. The Bodley Head. 1951. First edition, first printing. Russet cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 48 pages and 172 black-and-white plates. 280 x 225mm (11 x 8¾"). 1.1kg. . English. Very good, in good- dust jacket; shelf wear to jacket mainly to forecorners and spine ends, a few small tears with slight loss repaired with tape to verso, a longer tear to rear jacket also repaired, browning and spotting to verso of jacket, not price-clipped; spotting to endpapers, bumped at lower forecorner.
Photographer John Everard's comprehensive reference book of poses of the human figure, intended as an aid to artists, sculptors and students. There are over 1,200 photographs in total depicting the female and male nude (predominantly female), hands in repose, hands at work, feet, fashion models and athletes. Many of the poses are reproduced from multiple angles. Scarce with the graphic dust jacket.
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