New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 58 pp. 4to. "Album" at rear of photographs and drawings unpaginated. Gray dust jacket with scuffing and wear, now in mylar cover. Light blue paper covered boards with navy blue bloth spine and gold embossed titling. Clean within. [Purcell 15]. Very Good / Very Good.
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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 245 pp. 8vo. Vibrant red, yellow, and black dust jacket resembling a sun burst with hardly any scuffing, now in mylar cover. Black cloth boards with bright yellow embossed titling that matches dust jacket. [Purcell 75].
A striking touch is the staining of the head of the text block the same red that adorns the head and foot of the dust jacket. Interior somewhat subtle, for Armitage, which his trademark large, sans serif page numbers in bold at the bottom of each page. Fine / Fine.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1938. Hard Cover. Limited Edition. 270 pp. 8vo. Wear and scuffing to cover boards, corners bumped with losses. Black endpapers with Native American symbol in white on pastedown. Some age toning to interior pages and a slight lean to volume. [Purcell 46].
Designed by legendary book designer Merle Armitage (1893-1975) and published in an edition of 1,500 copies, this copy is signed by Edwin Corle but not numbered. Good.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 124 pp. 8vo. Yellow and orange dust jacket with minor some wear and soiling, small chips and closed tears at edges, 3/4 triangle missing from the head of the front panel next to spine, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Boards are printed paper with black cloth spine and gold embossed titling; light scuffing to foot of front board from shelf wear. Striking red striped endpapers make a fabulous entrypoint to a volume that also showcases illustrations of works by Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Rouault, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Dunoyer de Segonzac. Clean and tight within. [Purcell 73].
A fabulous example of Merle Armitage's ability to bring together writer, artists, and publisher in.....