CAN A COAL SCUTTLE FLY? by Miller, Tom (1945-2000, illustrator)…

CAN A COAL SCUTTLE FLY? by Miller, Tom (1945-2000, illustrator) and Murphy, Camay Calloway (words) < >


Edition: First printing.

Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The only children's book illustrated by Tom Miller, an award-winning artist whose exuberant work has been described as 'Afro-Deco.' This book, based on his own childhood, is all about the possiblities - what objects can be, and what people can be - and even though it was done several years after he was diagnosed with AIDS, this is a joyous book. The accompanying text is by Camay Calloway Murphy, daughter of jazz musician Cab Calloway and an award-winning educator. SIGNED by the author, Camay Calloway Murphy with the words 'Hope that you enjoy this book! " and dated in 1996. Also inscribed with the notation that 'Christopher's mother wrote this book' Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-938420-550.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. An uncommon book, especially signed.

Book ID: 53974
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