New York: The Studio Publications, Inc., 1951. Green cloth, gilt lettering on brown background on spine. A tight clean near crisp copy. Compiled and edited by Alice Ford. Foreword by E. Thomas Gilliard of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Seven chapters on Audubon's life and his animal paintings, then a section of selected paintings (150) from the Imperial Folio Edition of "Quadrupeds of North America", and six paintings from the Royal Octavo Edition. With a section on the location of the originals, and a bibliography. 222 pages.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by John James Audubon. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
CHRIS WARE is widely acknowledged as the most gifted and beloved cartoonist of his generation by both his mother and seven-year-old daughter. His Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth won the Guardian First Book Award and was listed as one of the "100 Best Books of the Decade" by The Times (London) in 2009. An irregular contributor to This American Life and The New Yorker ( where some of the pages of this book first appeared) his original drawings have been exhibited in the Whitney Biennial, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and in piles behind his work table in Oak Park, Illinois....
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