Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Later Printing
Publisher: Boston: The Horn Book Inc., 1972.
An attractive first edition/second printing in original turquoise cloth with gilt lettering in Fine condition in dustjacket with slightly faded spine.
This book discusses the vital role artists play in the making of fine books for children, recognizes the high quality of their art, and evaluates their techiniques. Biographies of 452 artists and bibliographies of their works are included. (From the cover. ) Continues in the tradition of the prior two volumes which covered the periods 1744-1945 and 1946-1956. Well indexed; Illustrators of Children's Books; Vol. 3; B & W and Colorplates.