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Black And White  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  David Macaulay - First Edition; First Printing - 1990 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. and

Black And White - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Macaulay, David

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0395521513 . A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in pictorial dust-jacket with 1 inch closed tear and small chip at back panel joint, else fine. Gray boards with blind tooled illustration of cow on front cover, black cloth spine with white lettering, red endpapers; The winner the 1991 Caldecott medal, contains a puzzle, a game, and four seemingly unfolding stories with each double-page spread: Seeing Things, Problem Parents, A Waiting Game, and Udder Chaos. "Nothing can be intelligently or intelligibly recorded on a piece of paper unless true seeing occurs: first on the part of the person making the picture, and then on the part of the person reading it. " -David Macaulay; Color Illustrations .

Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?


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