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Gilbert, Leslie

Published by Carpe Diem Books, Portland, OR, 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER PLUS 17 ARTISTS, some of the latter with original designs beside their signatures! Square 4to. 160p Lavishly produced in full color. Decorative endpapers. Green cloth with gilt letters on the front cover and the spine. Fine in near fine dust jacket. "With its Colonial Revival exterior, its rts and Crafts interior, and the work of more than thirty artists adorning it walls and grounds, the Hotel Pattee stands as a celebration of Iowa, its story, and its people in a wide variety of visual art forms. .LIT BY THE SUN: THE ART AND ARTISTS OF THE HOTEL PATEE is a detailed tour of the paintings, sculptures, quilts, and installations that decorated the walls of this historic Iowa landmark. This book includes reproductions of works of at as well as intimate profiles of the artists, most of them from Iowa or the Midwest, and descriptions of their media, their influences, and their inspirations." [from the dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 007988

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Publisher: Carpe Diem Books, Portland, OR

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Ellen Bak (photographer)

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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