Title: The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, NY
Publication Date: 1931
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition thus.
322 pages. 28 1/2 x 22 cm. Sixteen full-page color illustrations including frontispiece and title page -- the plates are surrounded by boxed borders in gold, mounted and with tissue insets. Limited edition, copy 345 of 512 signed by N.C. Wyeth. "Throughout his career N.C. Wyeth was constantly referred to as an illustrator, a label he deeply resented, not because layman used it in referring to him, but because those in the art world looked down from their ivory towers and deprecated illustration as a second-rate art form.he once told a group of students who wanted to be illustrators so that they could make money and become artists -- `fine, but the only trouble is that you've got to be an artist before you become an illustrator." [see: ALLEN & ALLEN p.179]. Brilliant copy, nearly as new. Orig. vellum spine stamped in gold and blue cloth with gold rules in orig. glassine. Teg. Fine in repaired, slightly suffed, matching blue publisher box. Bookseller Inventory # 18317
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