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  • McLanathan, Richard, introduction / The Brandywine River Museum
    THE BRANDYWINE HERITAGE: Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chadds Ford, PA: The Brandywine River Museum / New York Graphic Society, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An very attractive work, the first produced by this museum. "America's foremost illustrators, Howard Pyle and his student N. C. Wyeth, established their studios near the Brandywine River at Chadds Ford, Pa. Their heritage continued in an unbroken line to Wyeth's son Andrew and his grandson James." Illustrated with color and duotone plates of paintings and drawings from these four American artists - including some not previously published. Foreword by Richard McLanathan. Includes 18 color plates, 80 black and white illustrations and a list of works. Large format. 121 pp. ISBN: 0-912416-02-5.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short tear to lower edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 49177
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  • CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS. by Silvey, Anita, editor.
    Silvey, Anita, editor.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive reference on children's books of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on the years after World War II, arranged in encyclopedia format, alphabetically by author, illustrator or topic. Includes a recommended reading list and entries from seventy-five contributors (which include such well-known names as Lloyd Alexander, Nina Bawden, Eric Carle, Paula Fox, Gary Soto and many more) on topics ranging from ABC books to young adult books. Color plates inserted and illustrated throughout with smaller black and white reproductions of book covers or illustrations. Notes on contributors, index of contributors, general index. 800 pp. ISBN: 0-395-653800.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (short tear to top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 59441
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