Women: A Collaboration of Artists and Writers
New York: Samual M. Kootz Editions, 1948. Approximately 11 x 15". Gray paper wrap with Title on cover, chipped and creased - especially on the corners, glue marks on each flap as a result of the manufacturing process, in good condition. Plain cardboard covers show similar edge wear as covers, previous owners name on front free endpaper which has bled slightly onto the title page, some foxing, tipped in photographic reproductions of artwork on loose sheets, complete, in very good conditon.
A nice collection of modern artists who have painted women, along with modern writers on the same subject with an introduction by the publisher, Samual M. Kootz. Artist list includes: Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Fernand Leger, William Baziotes, Romare Bearden, Byron Browne, Adolph Gottlieb, David Hare, Hans Hoffman, Carl Holty, and Robert Motherwell. A very beautiful collection.
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company, 1927. 95 pp. 6 x 9"; Illustrated dust jacket has really minor wear, a small tear to the back cover, in near fine condition; Illustrated boards with black cloth spine, beautiful full-color illustrations throughout including some fantastic endpapers, some rubbing to bottom edges of book and a little only at the top, otherwise a lovely copy in very good + condition.
Johnny Gruelle (1880 - 1938), was an American children's book author, comics author, illustrator, and political cartoonist. He is probably best known for his Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy dolls and books.
You Can't Eat Mount Ranier!
Portland, OR: Binfords & Mort, 1955. Hardcover, First edition, 5 1/2 x 8 3/4", 134 pp, INSCRIBED by author, dust jacket in good condition with some chipping, wear and missing small bits, blue cloth over boards with navy lettering, illustrations throughout, some foxing, bright yellow pages, very good condition.
A humorous book that introduces recipes from Seattle restaurants ranging from "plain-but-cozy to the elegante-and-expensive." Recipes come from chefs and bartenders alike and there are editorial features that discuss dining out, seafood of the local area, and the colorful Pike Place Market, which is still in operation to this day.