Essay Writer


The Painted Word

New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1975

8vo, pp. 121. Original blue threequarter boards, lettered in gilt on cream spine. Bookseller's label to rear endpaper, pages a little browned, but a near fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped, lightly age-toned dustwrapper.

First edition in book form of an essay skewering the pretensions of modern art which first appeared in the April 1975 issue of Harper's magazine.

Keywords: Tom Wolfe

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