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Britain at war / edited by Monroe Wheeler ; Text by T. S. Eliot, Herbert Read, E. J. Carter and Carlos Dyer.

Author/Creator:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publication:
New York : The Museum of Modern Art, [c1941]
Format/Description:
Book
97, [1] pages : including color frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits ; 26 cm
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works.
Contents:
Defense of the islands / T.S. Eliot
The artist and national defense / Monroe Wheeler
The war as seen by British artists / Herbert Read
Paintings and drawings
Photographs
Architectural reconstruction and war-time forms / E.J. Carter
Cartoons
Posters
The role of the artist in camouflage / Carlos Dyer
Catalog of paintings and drawings.
Notes:
"Ten thousand copies of this book were printed in Mary 1941 for the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art by the Plantin Press, New York."
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Welsch Eliot Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Carol Anne Harves.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Welsch, Erwin K. (former owner) (Welsch Eliot Collection)
Harves, Carol Anne (donor) (Welsch Eliot Collection)
Penn Chronology:
1941
Cited in:
Gallup, D.C. Eliot (rev. ed.), E2d
Contributor:
Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-1998.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Carter, E. J.
Dyer, Carlos.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Erwin K. and Carol Welsch T.S. Eliot Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
248828443
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