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Edition:Special limited edition with unique illustrations and prefaces , of which this is no.555/1146;(Book first published by Viking Press in 1939).
Binding: Original quarter rawhide, grass cloth covered boards;
Volumes in Set: 2 , of which this no. 1;
Pagination: 559 pp. of which pp. 1-284 are in volume 1;
Languages Used in Text: English;
Provenance:Mrs. Philip N. Lilienthal Jr.;
Remarks:From the colophon: at the end of volume 2: Two color lithographs by the artist,“work..on lithographic zincs especially prepared by George C. Miller”; printing of letterpress and images supervised by Ralph M. Duenewald, binding by Russell-Rutter Company, edition designed by George Macy. Signed in black ink on the colophon : Benton ;
Note: According to the special sheet about the binding inserted at the end of ( volume 2, this is the first use of rawhide as a binding material.
Gift of Mrs. Philip N. Lilienthal Jr.
Art © T.H. Benton and R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
illustrated novel: families, farm life, life on the road, portraits, American landscapes, Great Depression
corn, portraits, burial, candy store