Book The World Of Currier And Ives By Roy King And Burke Davis Good Cond 140 Pg For Sale
BookThe World of Currier and Ivesby Roy King and Burke DavisVery good condition. outside paper cover has very little wear. Bound book and pages are excellent. All of the beautiful prints would be suitable for framing if, one could bear to take book apart. A century ago Currrier and Ives prints captured an America in mid pasage, its way of life, news events, customs, methods off travel, its romantic history, even its fashion and humor. Once these handsome prints that mirrored the image of our nation were proud possessions in many American homes, now they can rarely be seen except in a few private collections and museums.The purpose of this luxurious volume is to make available once more these remarkable lithographs just as they cam from the hand presses of Currier and Ives,,Printmakers to the American People.The original prints reproduced here, using six color deep etch off set to retain their unique beauty have been selected from the outstanding Roy King Collection. Each is accompanied by an evocative description which recreates in words the vanished time it represents. The World of Currier and Ives. The introductory essay is a lively authoritative narrative of the lives of those Yankee supersalesmen, Currier and Ives, of their early "production line" for hand tinted prints, and their unique success in reflecting the color and tradition of an age. Roy King is head or Toy King Associates, a prominent food marketing consulting firm in NY city. His private collection of Currier and Ives prints is one of the finest in the world.Burke Davis, historian and biographer of such figures as Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Billy Mitchell, is also the author of four novels. He now lives in Williamsburg, Va. Book is printed by Bonanza Books, A division of Crown PublishersPrinted in ItalyContains 58 Beautiful Prints.Back contains a listing of appraised values of many prints. Book is a fabulous collectors item.Beautiful coffee table book.
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Book The World Of Currier And Ives By Roy King And Burke Davis Good Cond 140 Pg: $175