Hilary Knight collection, with his stamp of ownership and signature on front pastedown. First Edition. Oversized square folio and 81 full-color, full and double-page plates. ISBN: 038513231X. This is the story of Jesus' life captured in exquisite pictorial vignettes of events from His birth to His death and resurrection. The brief text which captures the essence of each story are tied to Bible reference in the back of the book. The reader is plunged into the time of Jesus with emotional and visual impact which provoke thoughtful meditation. Tight binding.
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.