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HUBBUB - Rare Fine Copy of The First And Only Edition: Signed And Inscribed With Original Drawing by Herve Tullet - ONLY SIGNED AND DRAWN COPY ONLINE

Tullet, Herve (Artist); Brocvielle, Vincent (Author) & Adams, Sarah (Translator)

ISBN 10: 1840595035 / ISBN 13: 9781840595031
Published by Chicago, IL: Milet Publishing, Inc., 2007
Used Condition Fine Hardcover
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1st Printing. Signed. 96 pages. Published in 2007. Sequence of paintings with accompanying narrative, presented as an Artist Book. One of the most beautiful art/illustrated books of our time. The first and only edition. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. A brilliant production by Herve Tullet: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial hard boards with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Art by Herve Tullet. Text by Vincent Brocvielle, in felicitous English translation by Sarah Adams. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Herve Tullet's and Vincent Brocvielle's "Hubbub". A painterly sequence-celebration of summer spent blissfully on the beach. "Intimate yet universal in its evocation of wistful days at the beach, this witty and evocatively illustrated book whisks readers off to the seaside while immersing them in the laziness and craziness of the beach. Humor, reflection, and observation are mixed in the beachgoers' dialogue that accompanies the movement of the art. Like a journal of a sun-drenched vacation, this vivid text with its surprising ear for dialogue, as if a microphone had been left lying on the sand, is always colorful and often comic, as it paints a portrait of humanity enjoying time out" (Publisher's blurb). A lifelong artist/illustrator of now-classic children's books, Herve Tullet's art in "Hubbub" is sexy, sensuous, and sensual. His mastery of form and color is complete. An absolute delight. An absolute "must-have" title for Herve Tullet and Vincent Brocvielle collectors. This copy is magnificently signed and inscribed on the title page in a riot of colors, using metallic-silver, gold, blue, and green pen-markers, that amount to an original artwork by Herve Tullet. It is signed and drawn on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a contemporary art/illustrated book classic. As far as we know, this is the only such signed and drawn copy of the first and only edition available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A rare signed copy thus. Lavishly illustrated with color plates. One of the most brilliant French artist/illustrators of our time. A fine copy. ISBN 1840595035. Bookseller Inventory # 19836

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Intimate yet universal in its evocation of wistful days at the beach, this witty and evocatively illustrated book whisks readers off to the seaside while immersing them in the laziness and craziness of the beach. Humor, reflection, and observation are mixed in the beachgoers' dialogue that accompanies the movement of the art. Like a journal of a sun-drenched vacation, this vivid text with its surprising ear for dialogue—as if a microphone had been left lying on the sand—is always colorful and often comic, as it paints a portrait of humanity enjoying time out.

About the Author: Vincent Brocvielle is an editor of art books and a former columnist for the French weekly Nouvel Observateur. Sarah Adams is a journalist and the translator of many books, including  Just Like Tomorrow, The Rights of the Reader, Super H, the Who Am I? series, and Eye of the Wolf, for which she won the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation. Hervé Tullet is the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including  The Five Senses, Night and Day, Pink Lemon, and Yellow & Round, and the illustrator of  Alphabet Poem.

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Title: HUBBUB - Rare Fine Copy of The First And ...

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Milet Publishing, Inc., 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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