Illustrated Book of Favorites

manuscript album; scrapbook; original artwork]

Published by c. 1940, n.p., but England, 1940
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
From Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since July 15, 2002

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Original grey cloth over boards, decorative paste-downs; 195 x 260 mm; pp. 47, with tipped-on typed text, some handwritten annotations and underlines. Extra illustrated with clippings, postcards, original drawings, ephemera, and one photograph. Dedicated to Gertrude Alison Densler. Uniformly toned at edges; gently worn; minor tears. Book commences with the popular Italian tale "Fagiolino" by Elisa Amati, translated by Alan C. Dunn. Containing 26 clipped illustration pasted to leaves, and hand-colored pen and ink drawings, depicting characters from the story. After which, book includes typed poems by William Blake, William Shakespeare, Walter de la Mare, Carl Sandburg; and other original works by the poet are clipped and pasted-in. An original, hand-drawn paper doll with original hats and clothes are secured by decorative pockets. A charming "book of favorites" and a sophisticated compilation; sketches and poems collaged into this album offer a fascinating glimpse into the mind of a young artist and poet. Bookseller Inventory # D7485

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Title: Illustrated Book of Favorites

Publisher: c. 1940, n.p., but England

Publication Date: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

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