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Janette Ray, Rare and Out of Print Books

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Should We Stop Teaching Art


124pp + [2] publisher’s adverts (works by Ashbee). 8vo in paper boards with cloth spine and corners. Loose bookseller’s insert (Batsford). Slight foxing to feps and leaf edges; small discolouration to top right corner of front board, else vg. indeed. A bright first edition of Ashbee’s groundbreaking essay. From the library of James Morton. Key text on art eduction in which Ashbee advocated much stronger links be forged between art and industry.