A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A. Y. Jackson


A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A. Y. Jackson


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Alexander Young Jackson (1882 - 1974), Canadian painter and founding member of the Group of Seven, made a significant contribution to the development of art in Canada. His autobiography discusses his early days, study period in France, army life, founding of the Group of Seven, camping and canoeing in search of scenes to paint, various exhibitions, etc. Foreword by Vincent Massey.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Clarke, Irwin & Company
  • Edition: Edition limited to 1,000 copies of which this is no. 249
  • Date Published: 1958
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xv, 170 p. 30 cm. 12 tipped-in colour plates. Burgundy leatherette spine and red cloth boards. In grey cloth slipcase with pasted-on illustration. Some wear to slipcase. Book inside is pristine. This signed limited edition of Jackson's autobiography has three extra plates tucked between front endpapers, duplicates from the book in fine condition, suitable for framing.

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