Saint Louis, Missouri: The Illustrated Press, 2011.
First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition stated on copyright page.
From 1989 to 2001, author Fred Taraba was a regular contributor to the graphic arts publication, Step-By-Step Graphics. His column, Methods of the Masters, documented the lives and working method of some of America's finest Golden Age illustrators. While a number of other writers contributed to the regular column, Fred himself wrote 41 installments. This book as a compilation of those 41 articles, which have been reworked and revised with new artwork for this volume. Artists included: Constantin Alajalov, McClelland Barclay, Walter Baumofer, Harry Beckhoff, Rudolph Belarski, Wladyslaw T. Benda, Walter Biggs, Franklin Booth, Austin Briggs, Arthur William Brown, Margaret Brundage, Charles Livingston Bull, Gilbert Bundy, Pruett Carter, Matt Clark, Walter Appleton Clark, Will Crawford, F.O.C. Darley, Joe DeMers, Albert Dorne, Robert Fawcett, James Montgomery Flagg, John Gannam, Edwin Georgi, Earl Oliver Hurst, John LaGatta, Andrew Loomis, Orson Lowell, Neysa McMein, Wallace Morgan, Rose O'Neill, Herbert Paus, Edward Penfield, Coles Phillips, Garrett Price, Norman Mills Price, Mead Schaeffer, Alice Barber Stephens, Saul Tepper, Jon Whitcomb, and Coby Whitmore.Item #901369
9-1/4 x 12-1/4”, pictorial paper over thick boards, illustrated endpapers, 432pp, index, fully illus. in vivid color.
Bumping lower corner rear board, bright, square, clean, free of owner’s marks, near fine in dust wrapper and protective mylar.
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