By: KITTS, ADRIENNE HOROWITZ
Mount Vernon (VA), Austin Abbey Rare Books: 2019
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2755
Binding: Paper Wraps
8vo (6" x 9"). pp. 81. 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, and artistic sources discussed. The cover is a photo reproduction of one of Whitman’s most important designs. View More...