| Shetterly, Robert. Americans Who Tell the Truth. Dutton Books for Young Readers;, 2005. ISBN: 0525474293. Unmarked. Sun fading at spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30609) $16.00
Artist Robert Shetterly’s fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society.
Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.
46p. Measures 11.25×9.25 inches.
|Lewis, R. W. B. The James: A Family Narrative. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. ISBN: 0374178615. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30583) $16.00
Illustrated. Unclipped dust jacket. Maps on end pages. Tells the story of a remarkable American family. 696p. Index. Appendices. Illustrations.
|Paret, Peter. Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art. The University of North Carolina Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780807823569. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30253) $15.00
Beautifully illustrated, primarily in black and white. Peter Paret discusses forty-seven paintings and prints as complex documents of war in Europe since the Renaissance and as examples of the artist’s use of war as a metaphor for the human condition. The images include works by such major artists as Uccello, Gericault, and Dix as well as academic history paintings and popular prints. 128p. Index.