McKENZIE, Tait). HUSSEY, Christopher.
Title: Tait McKenzie : A Sculptor of Youth.. First British Edition, without dustjacket.
Publisher:  Country Life , London, 1929,
Seller ID: 105474
(McKENZIE, Tait). HUSSEY, Christopher. Tait McKenzie: A Sculptor of Youth. London : Country Life Ltd., (1929). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,1-107,(1),frontispiece, + 79 p. of plates. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth with gilt d ecoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents: Part I: Athletic Sculpture: 1. The Setting; 2. Beginnings; 3. "The Sprinter"; 4. THe Search for Physical Perfection; 5. The Break with the Scientific Approach; 6. Football; 7. The Sculptural Moment; 8. The Modern Humanist Ideal; 9. Some Sketches; 10. The Joy of Effort. Athletic Reliefs. Part II: The War and After: 11. The Youthful Franklin; 12. Living Clay; 13. On War Memorials in General and the Story of a Group; 14. Individual War Memorials; 15. "The Home-Coming", Cambridge; 16. "The Victor", Woodbury, N.J.; 17. TheScottish-American War Memorial, Edinburgh; 18. Wolfe; 19. Three Portrait S tatues. Part III: Portraits and Medals: 20. Reduced Medals; 21. Cast Medals; 22. Portraits, Plaques, and Medallions; 23. Diversions. A bit smoky, light discolouration to spine, a few instances of marginal foxing to the first few leaves, else very good. 60.00