piątek, 27 kwietnia 2012

Inspirations NO. 7

Harriet and the Promised Land.
Lawrence, Jacob.

/Jacob Lawrence, ill.

New York: Simon and Schuster, Windmill Books, 1968, stated 1st printing of the first edition; yellow cloth, black titles, published as one sewn signature without endpapers, in yellow jacket with black titles and the "Harriet hear tell about the Promised Land" painting,;on front flap "an illustrative tour de force" Time Magazine and on the back a biography of Lawrence to date; 9.25x12.25"; np.

Picture Book Hardback

Very Good in Good jacket; stamp on title page (as there are no endpapers) of the artist WMO, tight binding and flat clean pages and endpapers, the bottom 1/4" of the outside binding cloth is moisture discoloured and bumped; in bright, clean jacket with edgewear all around, evident moisture damage and tears to bottom corners to 1", offset from stamp on flap, very little loss of paper, thus looks nice in protector; unclipped 5.95. Informations from: http://www.oldchildrensbooks.com/
Simply beautiful! Recently I can't get over how many great books is / was on the market! Enjoy!


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