The Art of American Book Covers (Paperback)


By Richard Minsky

George Braziller, 9780807616246, 134pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/1/2010)

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At the turn of the nineteenth century, book covers were revered as works of art. Publishers commissioned distinguished artists such as Maxfield Parrish and Rockwell Kent to create exquisite covers appreciated by authors and readers alike. The Art of American Book Covers is an entertaining and educational retrospective, lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred full-color plates.