Item #28743 The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder. Henry Miller, Edwin Corle, Merle Armitage, Foreword, Designer.
The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder
The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder

The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder.

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 124 pp. 8vo. Yellow and orange dust jacket with minor some wear and soiling, small chips and closed tears at edges, 3/4 triangle missing from the head of the front panel next to spine, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Boards are printed paper with black cloth spine and gold embossed titling; light scuffing to foot of front board from shelf wear. Striking red striped endpapers make a fabulous entrypoint to a volume that also showcases illustrations of works by Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Rouault, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Dunoyer de Segonzac. Clean and tight within. [Purcell 73]. Fine / Fine.
A fabulous example of Merle Armitage's ability to bring together writer, artists, and publisher in an exciting production that goes well beyond the text.
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Price: $75.00

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