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Phaidon Press, Oxford & London, 1945. Hardcover, 11¾" x 8¾" with dust jacket. Original bookseller's label to inside cover. Ours is an ex-library copy in transparent protective covering, with usual stamps, stickers, barcode etc. Jacket wear at spine top. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD price-clipped dj. SIGNED & DATED INSCRIPTION on HALF-TITLE PAGE ('Presented to the Xxxxxxxxx Public Library, In Memory of my Husband*, Joan Lindsay**, Baxter***, August 1978). Red cloth-bound boards with gold type to spine and front, frontis drawing by Henri Gissey ("Louis XIV as Apolllo. Design for a Ballet), Bibliography and Index. This book presents reproductions of 140 famous French Drawings by Poussin, Claude Lorrain and other French artists. The critical Catalogue and Introduction by Anthony Blunt supply a scientific commentary on this famous collection for students and art lovers alike. *Sir Daryl Lindsay was chairman of the interim council for the Australian National Gallery, 1968-71; his wife, Lady Joan Lindsay**, whose signature this book bears, was author of the book, 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' which was made into a successful international movie in 1975 - the couple lived at 'Mulberry Hill", Baxter***, on Australia's Mornington Peninsula.