Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry: The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1952, National Gallery of Art, Washington (Bollingen Series XXXV-1). Jacques MARITAIN.

Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry: The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1952, National Gallery of Art, Washington (Bollingen Series XXXV-1).

New York: Pantheon Books, 1960. Reprint. Hardcover. Small thick quarto. xxxii + 424pp. Gilt-lettered black cloth spine over fawn cloth boards. Tipped-in color frontis. B/w illustrations. Index. An unusual collection on the aesthetics of art and poetry that grew out of six lectures which the author presented at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in the spring of 1952. Jacques Maritain (1882-1973), was one of the better known French philosophers of the mid-twentieth century, a major exponent of Thomism and interpreter of the thought of St Thomas Aquinas. Spine ends slightly rubbed, minor discoloration around edges of boards, bumps to bottom-corners of boards, frontis. plate slightly creased, slight age-toning to page-edges, else a solid, clean VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #43485

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