SHAPIRO, I: The Golden Book of the Renaissance

Book cover. The Golden Book of the RenaissanceShapiro, Irwin. The Golden Book of the Renaissance. New York: Golden Press, 1962. Unmarked text. Small pen line on contents page. Worn edges. Good. Hardcover. (#30711) $14.00

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Adapted for young readers by Irwin Shapiro from the Horizon Book of the Renaissance by the editors of Horizon Magazine and JH Plumb, Morris Bishop, Garrett Mattingly, Kenneth Clark, Ralph Roeder, J Bronowski, Iris Origo, HE Trevor-Roper, Denis Mack Smith, and Maria Bellonci. Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. 168p. Index. Measures 8×11.25 inches.

Title page. The Golden Book of the Renaissance

BOYD, J: Drums, with pictures by N. C. Wyeth

Book cover. Drums, with pictures by N. C. WyethBoyd, James. Drums, with pictures by N. C. Wyeth. Scribners, 1928. Unmarked. Some nicks and scrapes on cover. Sticker for Radston’s book and stationery department store, Berkeley, CA inside of back cover. Good. Hardcover. (#30617) $16.00

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Pictorial image on front board. Illustrated end papers. This books was originally published in 1925 and the N. C. Wyeth illustrations were added in 1928. 14 color illustrations. 47 pen drawings. 409p. Measures 7.25×9.5 inches.

N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was an American artist and illustrator, one of America’s greatest illustrators. He created more than 3,000 paintings and illustrated 112 books, 25 of them for Scribner’s.He was also the the father of artist Andrew Wyeth, and the grandfather of artist Jamie Wyeth.