KITTS, ADRIENNE HOROWITZ
Title ALLUSION AND IMAGERY IN THE BOOK ART OF SARAH WYMAN WHITMAN
Binding Paper wraps
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Alexandria (VA) Austin Abbey Rare Books 2018
Seller ID 1893
8vo (6" x 9"). pp. 86. A catalogue and small reference work devoted entirely to the book art of Sarah Wyman Whitman. It contains analyses of a subset of Whitman’s aesthetic tracts and skeuomorphic designs and details some of the sources in art and nature that inspired those designs. The catalogue is a booklet in full color and contains images of the book exteriors, endpapers, title pages, title page devices, and artistic sources discussed. The cover is a photo reproduction of one of Whitman’s most important designs.