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Covering the New Yorker, 1st Ed.

David Duncan

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Covering the New Yorker, 1st Ed.
Covering the New Yorker, 1st Ed.
Covering the New Yorker, 1st Ed.

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Product Information

Year:

2000

Publisher:

Abbeville Press, New York

Author:

Francoise Mouly, Lawrence Weschler

Page count:

256

Dimensions:

10.25"L x 1"D x 12.25"H

Damages:

light edge wear and rubbing on dust jacket, with one very small 1/8" tear at head of spine small stain on front dust jacket near tail

Made of:

cloth-bound hardcover with dust jacket

Why We Love This

Hilary Knight collection, with his stamp of ownership and signature on front pastedown. Page 201 features a cover designed and illustrated by Mr. Knight's parents, with handwritten annotation by Mr. Knight. First Edition. Oversized folio and pervasive illustrations in black and white and color. ISBN: 0789206579. This compendium presents the best of the covers of "The New Yorker" - selected by art director Françoise Mouly and organized thematically - along with preliminary sketches and a look at controversy that sometimes follows in their wake. In addition, six "Sketchbooks" highlight the work of especially evocative cover artists, including Sempé, Spiegelman and Steinberg; complemented by six detachable full-size covers, suitable for framing. Tight binding.

Why We Love This

Hilary Knight collection, with his stamp of ownership and signature on front pastedown. Page 201 features a cover designed and illustrated by Mr. Knight's parents, with handwritten annotation by Mr. Knight. First Edition. Oversized folio and pervasive illustrations in black and white and color. ISBN: 0789206579. This compendium presents the best of the covers of "The New Yorker" - selected by art director Françoise Mouly and organized thematically - along with preliminary sketches and a look at controversy that sometimes follows in their wake. In addition, six "Sketchbooks" highlight the work of especially evocative cover artists, including Sempé, Spiegelman and Steinberg; complemented by six detachable full-size covers, suitable for framing. Tight binding.

About David Duncan

Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.