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Watson Guptill, New York - third printing, 1975. hardcover, 12 1/4" x 9 1/4", with dust jacket. Inscription to previous owner on ffep; quarter inch tear to front of dust jacket, which has minor edge wear. Packed book weighs 2kgs (4.5lbs). VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD unclipped dust jacket. Turquoise-blue cloth-bound boards with yellow type to spine and front, thick gold endpapers, illustrated title page, 64 colour plates, Parrish chronology (1870-1966), 111 b&w illustrations, catalogue of selected works, bibliography, index. Parrish worked in widely varied fields - book illustration, magazine illustration, posters and advertising, paintings and murals - rendering the realm of the imagination with sharp-focus realism. He became one of the most successful American painters of the early twentieth century - the Golden Age of Illustration. Text includes a chapter on his technique, examining in depth his materials, methods, and unique ways of painting. This book is the first comprehensive study of Maxwell Parrish's life & work.