Story of Art

By Phaidon

For more than 70 years Sir Ernst Gombrich's The Story of Art has been a global bestseller  with more than 8 million copies sold the perfect introduction to art history, from the earliest cave paintings to art of the twentieth century, a masterpiece of clarity and personal insight.

This classic book is currently in its 16th edition, and has been translated into more than 30 languages and published in numerous formats and editions.

This luxury edition, with its bespoke cloth cover and preface by Professor Gombrich's granddaughter Leonie,  is the ultimate gift purchase for all art lovers a keepsake to treasure, and to inspire future generations.

A global bestseller for over five decades, this luxury edition is perfect for collectors, connoisseurs, and the millions of people who have grown up reading and loving this classic companion.

544 pages
hardcover, colour illustrations


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