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THE FIRST PICTURE BOOK

Everyday Things for Babies


$2,000.00

By: Edward Steichen and Mary Steichen Calderone (Afterword by John Updike)
Edition: First Thus (In a limited edition of 250 copies)
Date: 1991
Published: N. Y. Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art [New York]
Size (Details): 8vo (68 pages, illustrated with 24 photographs by Edward Steichen)
Binding: Hardcover [Quarter-blue Morocco leather over cloth]

Category: Fine Press
From: Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 14040

Description: Originally published in 1930, this landmark volumeÑone of the first children's books to be illustrated with photographsÑhas been here reproduced utilizing the same twenty-four marvelous Edward Steichen images of "everyday things" and the same preface by his daughter, Mary Steichen Calderone, then a leader in the progressive school movement. The significant addition is a new Afterword by John Updike.

Bound in quarter-blue Morocco leather over cloth boards, produced in a limited edition of 250 unnumbered copies SIGNED by Updike and Calderone on the colophon page, with an original photogravure bound in and another laid-in as a separate print in a self-contained folder. It is in virtually mint condition.

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