Title: An Honest Try
Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri: Lowell Pr
Publication Date: 1975
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
4to-oversized-hardcover. Blue denim-like cloth boards over contrasting dark brown spine. 'Matching' pictorial dust jacket with sculpture photo on front and titles in white. First Edition. Inscribed-but not 'to' anyone'-by Scriver on half-title: 'To A Friend to Ride the Rain With.' Very Good+ in a Good+ Dust jacket/: DJ exhibits creases, closed tears, overall edgewear and two small spots on rear panel, o/w fully intact. Cloth boards clean and bright with small chip to spine on rear. Text itself clean, bright and unmarked. Introduction ('Bob Scriver and The Sound of Music') by Dean Krakel; 'Creation of the Rodeo Series' by Scriver; 'The Rodeo Story' by Don Hedgepeth. Sepia and Color Photographs. xii; 91pp;. The rodeo inspired bronze sculture of Montana sculptor Bob Scriver. Bronzes are photographed in full-color and sepia and are full-page and double page. Brief essay on sculpture accompanies each piece. Essay 'A Man and his Priciples' by Douglas G. Petty concludes the photo-essay on his work. Photography by Asger Mikkelsen. Nice copy of the work of the artist who was elected to both the Cowboy Artists of America and the National Academy of Western Art. His works are included in private collections and major galleries throughout the world. #40010. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2516396436
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