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Public Sculptor: Lorado Taft and the Beautification of Chicago.

GARVEY, Timothy J.

Published by University of Illinois Press [1988], Urbana, 1988
ISBN 10: 0252015010 / ISBN 13: 9780252015014
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Title: Public Sculptor: Lorado Taft and the ...

Publisher: University of Illinois Press [1988], Urbana

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition


Small 4to. Burgundy cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xiii, 222pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good/fine. Bit of page edge soiling to otherwise-fine text block. Tight, handsome first edition -- with interesting sculptor autograph angle: Well-known Illinois bronze sculptor Alan St. George (b. 1952) boldly signs and inscribes the front flyleaf to another noted sculptor: "4-11-06 / For my dear old friend, / Lily, from one lover / of beauty to another. / Alan St. George." Lily Tolpo (b. 1917) is a noted sculptor whose husband Carl (1901-76) was a notable Lincoln sculptor. Also laid in is a fine Autograph Note Signed from St. George to Tolpo. Bookseller Inventory # 38641

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