A stated first edition. Book is clean and tight. There is a remainder mark on the bottom page edges. DJ has some edgewear. We put tracking on every shipment. Sorry this book is not eligible for Priority or International shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 34474
Synopsis: An enchanting collection of fantastical and colorful paintings by four American Realism painters--Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and Wyeth's son and grandson--examines the relationship among these artists and suggests how illustration and the fine arts intersect in their work. 12,500 first printing.
Review: Demonic eyes shining out of a shadowy tree. A blind man staggering through a moonlit landscape. Disembodied, dark hands rising out of snow. A feral dog with one blue eye. Ambiguous shadows harboring human shapes. These are but a few of the eerie images in this mesmerizing, wondrous book. There are four artists represented here: three generations of Wyeth men--N.C., Andrew, and James--and Howard Pyle, artistically speaking the father of them all. An essay on each artist precedes a generous selection of stunning, full-size, color plates of his work; the essay on Andrew is written by his wife, Betsy. It is Betsy who originally conceived of the exhibition that led to the book. David Michaelis, author of a new biography of N.C., writes, "The intensity of her relationship with all three Wyeths makes her the true linking figure in what has too often been simplified as a male succession."
The simple chronological ordering of the book, from Pyle to his student N.C. Wyeth, to N.C.'s son Andrew, to Andrew's son James, turns out to have a peculiar power. The gaudy, tricky, glorious too-muchness of both Pyle and James make illustrational bookends around the more subtly drawn histrionics of N.C. and Andrew. It might come as a surprise to fans of Andrew's uniquely sublime naturalistic gifts that he possesses an uncanny streak of surrealism, which he couches in his otherwise orderly realism. The book as a whole should give hours and hours of pleasure to Pyle and Wyeth fans of all persuasions and generations. --Peggy Moorman
Title: The Wondrous Strange: The Wyeth Tradition
Publisher: Bulfinch September 1998
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Illustrated copy. Dust jacket is slightly worn around the edges. Seller Inventory # ABE-1569789538166
Book Description Bulfinch Press/ Little, Brown and Company, New York, 1998. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First American Edition. First Printing. No remainder mark. The casebound catalog for the museum exhibition at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine. Seller Inventory # 012782
Book Description Bulfinch 1998-09-01, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st. 0821225375. Seller Inventory # 539867
Book Description Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass. USA., 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Andrew Wyeth; Howard Pyle; N.C.Wyeth; James Wyeth. (illustrator). 1st Edition. 168pp. 28 x 24cm. Double column. Frontispiece. Colour illustrations throughout, most full page, some double page, by each of the artists with an essay on each. List of plates with notes. Hard cover in dust jacket. A very good clean copy. Seller Inventory # 23582
Book Description Bulfinch, 1998. Condition: Good. 1st. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP98548568
Book Description A Bulfinch Press Book / Little, Brown and Company; Delaware Art Museum / Farnsworth Art Musuem, 1998. Hard Cover with Dustjacket. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. Hardcover with dustjacket : fine/ very good plus. Jacket has light wear on back, otherwise fine; in new mylar protector. Exhibition catalog. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 090877
Book Description Bulfinch, 1998. LG Hardcover, illus. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine+. First Edition; First Printing. Book New. NO notes. No names or ANY markings (not remaindered). DK with a SLIGHT roll top top front edge else DJ is New. Not price clipped ($45) ; Ships in a box, USA ; 168 pages; A wonserful copy. Seller Inventory # 62935
Book Description Little, Brown and Company, (1998), Boston:, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. First Printing Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 11 by 9 3/4 inches with small closed tears of 1/4" at the upper edges of pages 127. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket showing an original sale price of $45.00. 167 pages including a listing of color plates by Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and James Wyeth. A very clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Seller Inventory # TB29556
Book Description Bullfinch Press, Boston, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. A beautiful copy of the first edition (1st printing) ina beautiful dust jacket. NOT a remainder copy. Illustrated in full color throughout. The casebound catalog for the museum exhibition (Center for the Wyeth family in Maine) and the Delaware Art Museum. Includes essays by Betsy James Wyeth,and Theodore Wolff among others,. Seller Inventory # 045608
Book Description BULFINCH PRESS BOOK., * * * * *, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: As New. 1st Edition. B00K: As New/ $85.83 0821225375 the WONDROUS STRANGE: the WYETH TRADITION * WYETH, N.C.; PYLE, HOWARD; WYETH, ANDREW; WYETH, JAMES.; MICHAELIS, DAVID; LARSEN, SUSAN C.; BRUNI, STEPHEN T.; WYETH, BETSY; WOLFF, THEODORE F.; CROSMAN, CHRISTOPHER. BULFINCH PRESS BOOK. 1998 1sT Edition. Bright Red Cloth Spine With Title In Polished Gold Letters, Tall And Wide Hard Cover BooK: As New/, 168 Numbered Pages That Were Lightly Read And Are Clean And Tight To The Spine, Slightest Shelf, Edge And Corner Wear. D/J: None. ¿A splendid look at the "wondrous strange" paintings of four great artists--Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and James Wyeth--published in conjunction with a major traveling exhibition, running from June 1998 through February 1999. 130 color illustrations¿. This BooK Is Hard To Find, Will Be Packaged And Shipped Carefully, To Avoid Shipping Damage And Will Make Them, An Excellent Addition To Your Own Personal Library Collection, Or As A Gift. = WORLD WIDE Shipping AVAILABLE =. Seller Inventory # 007150