Title: Portraits of Ideas
Publisher: The Christopher Publishing House, Boston
Publication Date: 1947
Illustrator: Arturo Duccini
Book Condition: very good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very good
Signed: Inscribed by author
Edition: First edition..
Book Type: book
Tuft's College Engineering Drawing professor, D'Amato, used his writing and descriptive geometry abilities to create literature. In "Portraits of Ideas," he selected 51 important personalities (Kant, Hugo, Whitman, da Vinci, Beethoven, Aristotle, Plato, Wilde, Darwin, Galilei.) to provide an account of mere recitation of biographical facts in his own credo. The book also features fifty-one full page half-tone illustrations by Arturo Duccini. Arturo's inscription to Jerry is in pencil on the ffep. In very good condition with a shallow dings to the covers. The dust jacket is showing closed tears, tiny chips and light spotting around the edges. Pages are very clean and bright. First edition with no later printings specified. Size: 6½" - 9½" First printing 0.0 First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273057
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