THE MAKING OF A WAR ARTIST. DAVID COBB: THE FALKLANDS PAINTINGS.

By: Cobb, David. Inscribed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin.

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95 pp, 9 5/8" H. Map endpapers, b&w and colour reproductions. **INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE: "FOR S______ L____, WHO KNEW ABOUT SEA-WARFARE LONG BEFORE I WROTE THIS BOOK FROM DAVID COBB 10 OCTOBER 1989. "** "David Cobb's desire to follow in the footsteps of the great war artists of the past was a lifelong ambition. In this autobiographical book he explains how everything in his varied and successful career as a marine painter seemed to be preparing him for such an undertaking. His chance came in 1982 when he was invited to visit the Falkland Islands immediately after the Argentine surrender and, with the full co-operation of the military, he began a remarkable series of paintings to record the principal events of the war. The resulting collection, which ranges from rapid oil 'sketches' executed on the spot to prestigious large-scale commissions, forms the central interest of this book." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at top corner of both boards. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, area of faint handwriting impression on front panel, minor rubbing.

Title: THE MAKING OF A WAR ARTIST. DAVID COBB: THE FALKLANDS PAINTINGS.

Author Name: Cobb, David. Inscribed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin.

Categories: Military - British: General, Art - General, Military - Post WWII,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 0851773249

ISBN Number 13: 9780851773247

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25641

Keywords: Falkland Islands, South Atlantic, Taks Force, World War II, Royal Navy, Air Force, British Admiralty, Port Stanley.,