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Maxfield Parrish (ISBN: 0823038971 / 0-8230-3897-1)
Ludwig, Coy

Bookseller: Pawprint Books (Oradell, NJ, U.S.A.) Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Book Description: N.Y.: Watson Guptill. 1973, 1973. First edition. Large 4to. Cloth. Fine in dustjacket with a faint crease on the front panel else near fine.1973. Cloth with dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 1201 $150.00

Bookseller: Printers Row Fine and Rare Books (Chicago, IL, U.S.A.) Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating

Book Description: New York; Watson- Guptill Publications, 1973. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st. 4to. 223 p. Bound in light turquoise cloth, with the artist”s name stamped in yellow on the front cloth bound board. The cloth spine bears the title, the author”s name, and the publisher”s name stamped in yellow. The bright, handsome pictorial dustwrapper bears a slight chip near the top of the rear panel joint, but is otherwise clean and sharp on all panels and sharp on all edges and corners. The text block is clean, sharp, and neat throughout. This is a superb coffee table monograph on the famous illustrator, featuring countless color reproductions of his lovely work for children”s books. There are also many fine black and white reproductions and full page color plates of Parrish”s stunning paintings and magazine covers. The author is a major Parrish scholar and contributes an insightful and exhaustive text to accompany the lush illustrations. All in all, this a lovely book in excellent shape. Our copy is from the library of Floyd ver Voorn, assistant editor for the classic film ”The Blob” (1958). Bookseller Inventory # 21489 $140.00

Bookseller: North By Northwest Books (Lincoln City, OR, U.S.A.) Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating

Book Description: Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated, New York, 1973. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Book Description: Watson-Guptill, New York, 1973.First Edition, Hard Cover, Book Condition:near Fine. Book would be fine. but has a tiny water stian mark on the lower right edge. Dust Jacket Condition:Near Fine. The D.J. shows the tinest bit of wear around the edges. 12" x 9". 223 pp. incl. index. Quarto. Bright blue cloth with title in yellow stamped on front cover and title and author in yellow, stamped on spine. Dust jacket color photograph of "Daybreak". 64 dazzling full color plates. This is a volume with detailed chapters pertaining to Maxfield Parrish’s work, including book and magazine illustration, posters and advertisements, as well as paintings and murals often depicting fantastical or mythological creatures. Over 100 black and white illustrations. Includes a catalog of selected works, bibliography and index. An essential book for the Parrish collector. Bookseller Inventory #004339. Bookseller Inventory # 004339 $10.00

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