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Title: Vanished Cities
Description: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. A very nice bright copy in original dust-wrapper. Clean and tight. xxi+344+xivpp. maps, line drawings and 48 b/w plates. Dust-wrapper darkened at pine and just a little chipped at spine ends, book very clean and tight. Fore-edges dusty. A look at ancient cities by the sons of a Viennese bookseller. Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Used; Very Good A look at ancient cities by the sons of a Viennese bookseller. Gorgeous pink illustrated dust-wrapper by Joseph Low, known for absurdist covers for The New Yorker and the children's book "Mice Twice,". " In the 1950s Mr. Low was known for his expressively witty linear style, which challenged the prevailing trends of Rockwellian realism, yet was consistent with European comic surrealism" Steven Heller, 2007. Hardback.

Keywords: Travel|World|Illustrated|Featured|Book-Cover-Design

Price: GBP 12.00 = appr. US$ 17.14 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 33752

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