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John B. Priestley • 136 Items / 66 Books, 64 Articles, 3 Reviews
The Edwardians (1970)
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    Magsmen, Macers, Gonophs, Footpads and Pimps (3 Reviews)
    Victorian Studies in Scarlet, by Richard D. Altick
    1. Victorian Studies in Scarlet by Richard D. Altick
    2. The Anti-Society by Kellow Chesney
    3. The Edwardians by J.B. Priestley
    The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1970, pp. 39-41
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    1. Good-Bye, Union Square by Albert Halper
    2. The Edwardians by J.B. Priestley
    3. The Black Vanguard by Robert H. Brisbane
    4. Storming Heaven by Lately Thomas
    5. Optimism One by F.M. Esfandiary
    The New Yorker, November 21, 1970, pp. 225-230
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    Short Reviews: Books (17 Reviews)
    The Driver's Seat, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark
    2. David Rees, Among Others by Anthony West
    3. Up Against the Brass by Andy Stapp
    4. Farewell to the King by Pierre Schoendoerffer
    5. The Edwardians by J.B. Priestley
    6. Of Men and Crabs by Josue de Castro
    7. Inter Ice Age 4 by Kobo Abe
    8. The Miner's Pale Children by W.S. Merwin
    9. The Oxford Companion to Art by Harold Osborne
    10. The Saddest Story by Arthur Mizener
    11. Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw
    12. Belloc: A Biographical Anthology by Herbert van Thal, Jane Soames Nickerson, and Hilaire Belloc, ...
    13. Hear that Train Blow! by Kelly Covin
    14. The Supermarket Trap by Jennifer Cross
    15. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
    16. 50 Classic Motion Pictures~~Fifty Classic Motion Pictures by David Zinman
    17. The Art of the Japanese Screen by Elise Grilli
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1970, pp. 150-156
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    Art Books of 1970: Part I (34 Reviews)
    The Architectural Planning of St. Petersburg, by I.A. Egorov
    1. The Architectural Planning of St. Petersburg by I.A. Egorov
    2. Equipotential Space by Renato Severino
    3. The Study of Architectural History by Bruce Allsopp
    4. Erte by Charles Spencer
    5. Raphael by John Pope-Hennessy
    6. Leonardo and the Age of the Eye by Peter Ritchie-Calder
    7. John Singer Sargent by Richard Ormond
    8. Henry Ossawa Tanner: American Artist by Marcia M. Mathews
    9. The Medieval Sketchbook of Villard de Honnecourt by Theodore Bowie and Villard de Honnecourt
    10. Hogarth on High Life by Arthur S. Wensinger and W.B. Coley
    11. The Master of Mary of Burgundy by J.J.G. Alexander
    12. 19th-Century America~~Nineteenth-Century America by Marilynn Johnson, Marvin D. Schwartz, and Suzanne Boorsch, ...
    13. Before Cortes by Elizabeth Kennedy Easby and John F. Scott #2
    14. Mexican Cities of the Gods by Hans Helfritz
    15. A History of Latin American Art and Architecture by Leopoldo Castedo
    16. Churches in Rock by Georg Gerster
    17. The Quest for Theseus by Anne G. Ward
    18. Frederick the Great by Nancy Mitford
    19. The World of Charles Dickens by Angus Wilson
    20. The Edwardians by J.B. Priestley
    21. The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria by Wilfrid Blunt
    22. Nineteenth Century Modern by Herwin Schaefer
    23. Mosaics by Ferdinando Rossi
    24. Masterpieces of Glass by Donald B. Harden, K.S. Painter, and R.H. Pinder-Wilson, ...
    25. English Book Illustration 966-1846
    26. Reproductions from Illuminated Manuscripts
    27. Turkish Miniatures by G.M. Meredith-Owens
    28. The Drawings of Rembrandt by Christopher White and Rembrandt
    29. The Tain by Tain Bo Fraich
    30. Prints and Drawings by Gottfried Lindemann
    31. The View Painters of Europe by Giuliano Briganti
    32. On the Future of Art
    33. Otto Wagner, 1841-1918 by Heinz Geretsegger and Max Peintner
    34. Beyond Habitat by Moshe Safdie
    The Nation, December 21, 1970, pp. 663-666