London: John Murray in association with Studio House, 2002.
Preface by Roy Strong. Introduction by the artist. A catalogue raisonne of Richard Shirley Smith’s paintings & collages during this period with 150 colour plates and 20 black and white drawings and engravings. Number 41 of 140 (150) copies with two signed, dated and numbered wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith held in a pocket on the rear paste-down (“A Winter Night” and “The Dark Tower” from “A Point of Departure” by Joy Finzi). Typeset at Libanus Press and printed on Regency Satin paper by A.A.S. Printers. 11.5 X 8.75 ins. 160 pp. Quarter grey cloth with pictorial paper covered boards by The Fine Bindery, Wellingborough. Gilt rule on the quarter binding and gilt spine titling. Also includes a full chronology and catalogue of the almost 300 framed works as well as lists of solo exhibitions, mural decorations and illustrated books. A fine copy in original cloth covered slip case. Prospectus loosely inserted.