A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 24, 1966

I AST week some quarter of a million people in the U.S. began L receiving a handsome new book. It is The World of Delacroix, second in a projected multivolume series called the Library of Art published by TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Since 1961, TIME-LIFE BOOKS has distributed a total of more than 50 million books in 13 languages, now ranks among the world's top ten book-publishing enterprises.

The Library of Art is one of eight series of volumes in production or already completed. One series studies science in all its branches; others deal with nature, U.S. history and the world's cultures. The LIFE...