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  • None of the landscapes by Chinese artists have the tonal depth as those published in the Scottish photographer's "Foochow and the River Min," and none of the portraits are as lively and piercing as the ones in his four-volume "Illustrations of China and Its People."

    Chinese Behind the Lens

  • Hazlitt put forward radical political thinking which was proto-socialist and well ahead of his time and was a strong supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte, writing a four-volume biography of him.

    william hazlitt | the man of letters « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • "I've forgotten how to write short books," she says apologetically, adding that she would like both to be part of a four-volume series on the bourgeois era.

    The New Theories of Moral Sentiments

  • A prolific book artist, Asher planned a four-volume set with original texts and images, a portfolio of Arbus Skateboard drawings, and a single over-sized volume of photographs that documented the production of the Skateboards.

    ARTINFO: Gallerist Andrew Roth on How Aperture Wiped Out His Diane Arbus Skateboard Show

  • Indeed, Freeman's seven volumes (1948-57) debunked the Washington myth so well that Flexner, in writing his four-volume life (1965-72), complained that he had to contend with considerable hostility toward his subject from those who seemed to take an almost perverse delight in detecting the great man's flaws.

    O Captain, Our Captain

  • It is the most comprehensive undertaking, eclipsing the famous Jeremy Gaige's four-volume work Chess Tournament Crosstables 1851-1930 .

    Lubomir Kavalek: Chess History: From Bobby Fischer to Hikaru Nakamura

  • Art Resource, NY Portrait of the composer as a middle-aged man: Emil Orlik's 1902 etching of Gustav Mahler Mahler and Beyond Those who want to learn more about Mahler's life have many biographies to choose from, but the four-volume work by Henry-Louis de La Grange, published in English by Oxford University Press (1974-2008), is the preeminent study.

    A Fierce Enthusiasm

  • Those who want to learn more about Mahler have many biographies to choose from, but the four-volume life by Henry-Louis de La Grange, published in English by Oxford University Press (1974-2008), is the pre-eminent study.

    The Contemporary Appeal of Gustav MahlerMahler and Beyond

  • Give us the four-volume N.Y.N.Y., or at least announce it!

    License Request Day: N.Y.N.Y.

  • French publisher Delcourt chose the four-volume version when it published the series as Je ne suis pas un ange in its Akata imprint.

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