FIRST EDITION, 1980. Paperback, aged, light shelf wear. Prentice Hall, Inc. Publishers. Approximate size 8.50 x 11. Inessa Derkatsch, author. Shelf wear that includes corners, front and back, top and bottom has small, tiny corner curls. A spectrum book. Black and white pictures and also some color pictures. Total 247 pages. The pages are clean, no markings, no tears, no highlights. The spine is tight and sturdy. De Cordova Museum. "Beginning with the basics of watercolor painting taught in Transparent watercolor, you can learn to develop your own personal style, regardless of whether you paint realistically or in the abstract and even if you have never before painted in any medium." This book will show you how to "choose the correct colors and supplies; prepare the paper; achieve subtle shades of color; frame your paintings and much more." A good book for a good price!