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001 $ 07/1660
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Hook
245 1 0 $a Life Of James Clarke Hook, R.A. By His Son Allan James Hook Part I - 1819-1860 (Part II - 1861-1877; Part III - 1878-1907)
260 # # $a (Frome and London) $b Printed For Private Circulation $c 1929 (- 1932).
300 # # $a 3 vols.; $c 192 mm. (Octavo.)
500 # # $a Vol. I: xi, [1], 127, [1] p. - Vol. II: [xiii]-xvii, [1], 128-227 p., frontis. (port.). - Vol.III: [xix]-xxiii, [1], 228-302, xxv-xli p., frontis. (port.), [1] pl. - In each volume the half-title is preceded by a presentation leaf not numbered in the pagination, which reads 'Life Of James Clarke Hook, R.A. (Part I (-III)) By Allan J. Hook With The Author's Compliments (Copyright Reserved)'.
505 0 # $a Vol. I: [Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - Preface - Contents - [Text]; [tipped-in note of a correction]. - Vol. II: [Half-t., frontis., t.p.] - Contents - [Text]. - Vol. III: [Half-t., frontis., t.p.] - Contents - [Text, and one plate]; Correction ... - Appendix A(-D).
508 # # $a The printer is named on the versos of the title pages: 'Printed in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner Ltd., Frome and London'.

The work is dedicated by the author to the memory of his mother [Mrs. Rosalie Hook].
510 0 # $a R. Hook, Woman Behind the Painter The Diaries of Rosalie, Mrs James Clarke Hook, ed. J. McMaster (2006); R. Spencer, 'Whistler and James Clarke Hook', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 6th ser., 104 (1984), p.45-8; D. Bethel, James Clarke Hook, R.A. [dissertation, Courtauld Inst., Univy. London] (1975); F.G. Stephens, 'J.C. Hook, R.A.: his life and work', in Art Annual (1888), p.1-32.
520 2 # $a The publication-dates of the three volumes are given on their title pages as 1929, 1932 and 1932.

The work is a memoir of the painter J.C. Hook, R.A.; who began his career by painting Venetian historical subjects but afterwards specialised in paintings of British rural and coastal life.

The frontispiece of Volume II shows 'James Clarke Hook, R.A. From the Portrait by Millais'; that of Volume III shows a family group 'At Silverbeck 7th May 1882. Photographed by A.J. Hook'. The plate in Volume III is an 'Approximate Facsimile Of The Signature' of Andrew Hooke.
561 # # $a Volume I was presented by the author in 1929 and volumes II & III in 1933.
563 # # $a 20th-century blue cloth, upper covers lettered 'James Clarke Hook, R.A.' and gilt-stamped with the artist's monogram; spines lettered 'James Clarke Hook, R.A. Part I (-III)'.
600 1 4 $a Hook
600 1 4 $a Hook
653 # # $a Painters - Artists - Painting - Great Britain - History - 19th century - 20th century
655 # 0 $a Biography - Art history - Great Britain - 20th century
700 1 # $a Millais $e source artist
700 1 # $a Hook $e source artist $e donor
700 1 # $a Hook $e dedicatee
710 2 # $a Butler and Tanner $e printer