Creatures of Darkness: BASKIN, Esther

Creatures of Darkness

BASKIN, Esther

Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1962
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Illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Small 4to. Orange cloth, pictorial dust jacket. (46pp). Numerous illustrations. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear and age toning. A tight, handsome first edition of this slim study of nocturnal creatures. Beautifully signed and inscribed large and bold in red ballpoint by the author's famed artist/illustrator husband (1922-2000): "Adlai Stevenson / with / the best wishes / of / Esther & Leonard / Baskin / 1962 / Xmas." Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65) was Illinois governor, two-time presidential candidate and ambassador to the U.N. Bookseller Inventory # 39108

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Title: Creatures of Darkness

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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