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Snow Toward Evening: A Year in a River Valley *SIGNED*: Locker, Thomas

Snow Toward Evening: A Year in a River Valley *SIGNED*

Locker, Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0803708106 / ISBN 13: 9780803708105
Published by The Dial Press, New York, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Unpaginated (26pp). '3' in number sequence on copyright page. "Nature Poems Selected by Josette Frank". 13 poems with accompanying landscape painting for each month of the year and "A New Year". Charcoal boards with clue cloth spine and bright copper lettering; brown endpapers; light sunning of blue cloth at top and bottom of spine and edges for length of cloth to union with boards, with no corresponding sunning to dustwrapper on the edges. Glossy dustwrapper not price-clipped ($16.99) with full front cover snowy landscape at sundown with purple mountains in distance; title lettering in light purple, edged in white, across top front cover; spine lightly sunned, with all lettering still readable, else As New: strong spine, sharp corners, no wear, no previous owner names. Flatsigned by author on brown ffep. Apart from sunning to spine and for small amount at top and bottom edges blue cloth (under dw), book looks As New, as you would find it in your favorite Indie bookstore, just published. Size: Oblong Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 005653

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Title: Snow Toward Evening: A Year in a River ...

Publisher: The Dial Press, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Thomas Locker

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Flatsigned by Author

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.

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Contains thirteen poems for around the year by famous poets

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In this most recent book illustrated by landscape painter Locker, Frank has selected verses about nature by such notables as Langston Hughes, William Wordsworth and Edna St. Vincent Millay, and labeled each one with a month of the year. Locker has rendered lush scenes loosely illustrating each poem's setting. Although the poems--and the selection--are uniformly fine, and Locker's paintings are, as usual, marvelously composed and brilliantly colored, this work looks and feels more like an adult art book than a children's poetry book. Most of the verses do not have the distinctive rhythms and clever rhymes that capture children's ears, and the paintings do not have any strong human subjects. The results seem a little cold for most young readers. All ages.
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