Mississippi Panorama: The Life and Landscape of the Father of Waters and Its Great Tributary, the Missouri

Rathbone, Perry T., editor

Published by City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1950
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DJ price clip,spine fading,chips,edge wear.VG/Good. In mylar.; The life and landscape of the Mississippi River as seen in various works of art and writings of Twain, Catlin, Dickens, etc; HC/Quarto; 228 pp pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Mississippi Panorama: The Life and Landscape...
Publisher: City Art Museum of St. Louis
Publication Date: 1950
Binding: Green/gold
Illustrator: Illustrated by 183 b/w illus,5color plates
Edition: Revised Ed

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Perry T Rathbone, Editor
Published by City Art Museum Of St. Louis, St. Louis (1950)
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Book Description City Art Museum Of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1950. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Perry T Rathbone (illustrator). 351 Pages; 188 Illustrations Of Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Photographs, Bank Notes, River Boat Models, Steamboat Appurtenances And The Dickerson-Egan Giant Moving Panorama Of The Mississippi. 4 Major Sections. Pages Tight; String Binding; Numerous Photos, Prints, Paintings, Drawings, Etc. Moderate Page Wear; No Markings; Faded Soft Covers With Lettering And Illustration On Front Cover; Some Rubbing; Slight Soiling And Smudging. Moderate Shelf Wear; Slight Wear On Spine Ends And Corners. Color Frontispiece Of "Raftsmen Playing Cards; Other Color Plate Of: "Upper Missouri-Grand Detour";" Fur Traders Descending The Missouri"; Double Page Currier And Ives Print "Low Water In The Mississippi". Section Headings Are: Staging "This Gorgeous Panorama"; Character And History Of The Mississippi By Charles Van Ravenswaay;; Art Of The Mississippi; Illustrations, Notes And Selected Commentary; Paintings And Drawings; The Panorama; Prints; Architecture And Sculpture; River Boat Models And Appurtenances; Etc. Book Based On The Exhibition Of The Paintings Of River Boat Life By George Caleb Bingham-Then Expanded By Other Contemporary Artists And American Paintings. Rare Vintage Copy. Bookseller Inventory # S44-B4896-8630

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RATHBONE, Perry T. (editor).
Published by City Art Museum of St. Louis [1950], St. Louis (1950)
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Book Description City Art Museum of St. Louis [1950], St. Louis, 1950. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 228pp. Color frontispiece, numerous illustrations (some color). Near fine/very good. Jacket edgeworn and a bit soiled, with slightly sunned spine; ownership signature on front flyleaf. Tight and attractive revised edition of this spectacular and well illustrated exhibition. Bookseller Inventory # 34318

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editor introd Perry T. Rathbone, Commentary Mark Twain, James Audubon, Mrs. Trollope, Timothy Flint, George Catlin, Charles Dickens & others,188 illustrations of paintings, drawings, prints, bank notes, river boat models etc, 5 in full color, Color Fron
Published by Caledonia Press, St. Louis Missouri City Art Museum (1950)
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Book Description Caledonia Press, St. Louis Missouri City Art Museum, 1950. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Thus. HBDJ, 1950, 1st New & Revised Edition,Minor Fox, DJ minor rub, wear Scuff & small chips , Spine DJ sunned, Interior Book Nice, Tight Clean, NF/ VG-, AS-IS. Bookseller Inventory # 8980

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Rathbone, Perry T. (editor)
Published by City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (1949)
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Book Description City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 1949. Illustrated wraps. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1949. Softcover. First Edition; First Printing. Book condition is Good in wraps. Illustrated covers are eal nice, with tiny nicks to corners. Text is clean and unmarked, illustrated throughout. Enough said of offerings which speak loudly for themselves. Acquire, enjoy, and share what the self-actualized author has discovered in his extensive intellectual travels to prepare this very informative writing for public edification. Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a permanent character lacking in transitory electronic renderings. As always, more photos and/or info will be sent on request. Indeed, these hallowed pages are stoic, self-reliant, certain, sure and competent in their worthiness. By the way, we offer a complimentary service offered by no other rare book vender. Simply give us a phone call or send us an email or a text message after you receive your book and begin to read it. Ask our Bookly Bar any literary question regarding the material, and we will answer to the best of our well-seasoned ability, for free. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" oblong. Trade Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 011365

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Rathbone, Perry T. (Editor)
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Book Description City Art Museum of St. Louis: [distributed by the Caledonia Press, St. Louis, MO, 1950. Hardcover. 228 p. 26 cm. Includes: Illustrations (some in color), Maps, Plates. TItle continues: "the Dickeson-Egan moving Panorama of the Mississippi. From Wikipedia: "Perry T. Rathbone (July 3, 1911-Jan. 15th, 2000) was one of the leading American art museum directors of the 20th century. As director of the St. Louis Art Museum from 1940 1955, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1955 1972, he transformed these institutions.to vibrant cultural centers. Known for his sensitive installations.he increased the membership and attendance figures of both institutions exponentially, and also added significant works to their permanent collections across the board. Rathbone was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1911.Perry entered Harvard College as a freshman in the fall of 1929 with the class of 1933. At Harvard he majored in art history and went on to take the graduate course with Professor Paul Sachs called "Museum Work and Museum Problems, " which was responsible for training the first generation of museum professionals in America. In 1940 Rathbone was appointed director of the St. Louis Art Museum (then the City Art Museum). At age 29, he was the youngest museum director in America. From 1943-45 he served in the U.S. Navy in Washington D.C. as head of combat artists, and in New Caledonia as an officer. Upon returning from New Caledonia he married Euretta de Cosson, a British Ski champion, on Feb. 10, 1945.He was also responsible for many popular exhibitions, some of regional interest, such as "Mississippi Panorama, " and "Westward the Way, " Wikipedia: "Claiborne de Borda Pell (November 22, 1918 January 1, 2009) was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving six terms from 1961 to 1997, and was best known as the sponsor of the Pell Grant, which provides financial aid funding to American college students. A member of the Democratic Party, he was Rhode Island's longest serving senator." Good in fair dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed by editor to Claiborne Pell! ! ! DJ, with piece missing from front and other wear, tears and soiling, in plastic sleeve. number in ink on rep. Pell's bookplate inside front cover. New and Revised Edition. Presumed first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 69209

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