The First Picture Book. Everyday Things for Babies.

STEICHEN, Edward & MARTIN, Mary Steichen Steichen, Edward (illustrator)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harcourt
Date Published: 1930

Description: Illustrated with 24 beautifully printed photogravures by Steichen. Slim square 8vo, pale blue cloth (spine evenly faded and other edges to a lesser extent). New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1930). First edition. Very slightly bumped on lower corner and one plate (teddy bear) with a short closed tear, still a very good copy of this charming book.

Comments: Inscribed by the artist on the front endpaper "For... with best wishes for success, Edward Steichen."

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 237843


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