Man Is An Artist John Bradford Presentation Copy inscribed & signed by the author " To Peter, my dearest brother-in-law' but for whom, this book would have been completed two years earlier. John Bradford" George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London, 1959. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Dustwrapper is chipped and nicked to ends with a small piece missing to front cover. The book has purple boards and is square and very tight. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean and bright. A lovely copy. The story of painting, sculpture and architecture through the ages for boys and girls. With many illustrations (247) in half-tone and with line drawings by the author.Contents : Chapter I. Pictures in the Caves, 2. Art in the Land of Temples and Tombs, 3. The Arts of the Ancient Greeks, 4. The Arts of Rome, 5. The Arts of the Early Christians, 6. The Buildings of the Early Christians, 7. The Age of Abbeys and Castles, 8. The Age of Cathedrals, 9. The Mediaeval Carvers, 10. The Road to the Golden Age, 11. The Giants of the Renaissance, 12. Some Sculptors of the Renaissance, 13. The Buildings of the Renaissance, 14. The End of the Renaissance, 15. The Age of Exaggeration, 16. Painting in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, 17. Revivals and Imitations, 18. Sculptors-and Some More Painters-of the Nineteenth Century, 19. This Age of Experiment.