Michael Joseph, 1959, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Beatien Yazz
192pp., acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured illustrations by Beatien Yazz. Blue/green boards with red illustration of a bird on the lower front panel and gilt writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. The top book edge and the spine have become sun faded. Some fading and rubbing of the book panels and on the lower one third of the spine there has been a small area of rubbing which has caused underlying cloth to be visible. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and internal pages are also browned. Original book seller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Beatien Yazz, with bone coloured background and black writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and the spine is particularly affected by sun. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Grubby marks to the dustwrapper panels. There is a small hole in the lower one third of the spine, commensurate to damage on spine of book, and there is a smaller hole in the top one third of the spine. Price clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. There is a mark to the lower left-hand corner of the back panel. Heavy browning on the verso of the dustwrapper. Ms Hannum's book is vivid account of a warrior people, the Navajos, living good-humouredly in the midst of modern America, and of Beatien Yazz (Jimmy Toddy] -- the artist of the book, in particular. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Beatien Yazz. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Art ; Native America ; United States; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0103179.