Title: Pablo Ruiz Picasso: A biography
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Flat SIGNED by Patrick O'Brian on the title page. Volume has very light soiling to the page edges; the unclipped dust jacket is in near pristine condition with NO fading to the spine (remarkable for this title). The jacket is protected in mylar. A wonderful copy. Bookseller Inventory # 1009040003
Synopsis: A reissue of the biography of Picasso first published in 1976. The author also wrote a biography of Joseph Banks, as well as several novels and an anthology called "A Book of Voyages".
About the Author: Patrick O'Brian, until his death in 2000, was one of our greatest contemporary novelists. He is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso. He is the author of many other books including Testimonies, and his Collected Short Stories. In 1995 he was the first recipient of the Heywood Hill Prize for a lifetime's contribution to literature. In the same year he was awarded the CBE. In 1997 he received an honorary doctorate of letters from Trinity College, Dublin. He lived for many years in South West France and he died in Dublin in January 2000.
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