By: Modjeska, Drusilla

Price: $22.80

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

xiv, + 364pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections, plus intext, b/white plates throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped black, quarter-cloth spine. Plain red boards undamaged. A hint of tint on heel of textblock, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and bumped. First American edition - originally published in Australia 1999, by Picador. 'Stravinsky's Lunch' tells the stories of two of Australia's greatest female artists: Esther (Stella) Bowen (1893-1947) and Grace Cossington Smith (1892-1984) . . . The book's title refers to an anecdote in which Stravinsky ordered his family to remain silent while taking a meal with him so he could preserve his concentration on his work . . . Contents include: Prelims., List of Illustrations, 4 chapters. Epilogue. Acks., Key to Notes. Notes. Index. Book weight approx. 900g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.


Author Name: Modjeska, Drusilla

Categories: Australian Biography, Art and Artists,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2000

ISBN Number: 0374270899

ISBN Number 13: 9780374270896

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013449

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Women Artists, Bowen, Esther (Stella), 1893-1947. Smith, Grace Cossington (1892-1984). Modjeska, Drusilla, 1946-