Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: The Horn Book Inc., 1978.
First edition/first printing bound in turquoise cloth with gilt lettering in Near Fine condition in Very Good+ dustjacket, slightly faded on spine and along top edge with some chipping.
This volume is the fourth in The Horn Book series on children's book illustrators, covering a period in which hundreds of new artists entered the field. Includes biographies of 500 artists with selected bibliographies of their works. Continues in the tradition of the prior three volumes which covered the periods 1744-1945, 1946-1956 and 1957-1966. Well indexed with a cumulative index for all four volumes ; Illustrators of Children's Books; Vol. 4; B & W and Colorplates.