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An Alphabet of Animals (Art / Books Children's Classics)

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Thischarmingvolumeisafacsimileofachildren'sABCofanimalsfirstpublishedin1899.CommissionedbyGlasgowpublisherBlackie&Son,itcontainsashortdescriptionandafull-pagegrisailledrawingforeachanimal,beginningwithAforarmadilloandendingwithZforzebra,withvignettesaccompanyingeachletter.ItwasthefirstpublicationbyCartonMoorePark,whospecializedinanimalsubjects,andwhoseartisticstylewasstronglyinfluencedbyJaponisme.
Thequirkydrawings,withmodern-lookingcropsandclose-upperspective,madethebookstandoutfromallotheralphabetsoftheday.Theplateofthehippopotamus,forexample,conveysthegreatbulkoftheanimalbyforcingitupagainsttheframe,whiletheimageofthebathasthecreatureflyingalmostinthereader'sface.
Whenthebookwaspublished,contemporarycriticsacclaimedtheartist'sstronghandlingandaccurateanatomicalknowledge,aswellashisappreciationofthehabitsandmovementsoftheanimalsdepicted.Onewrotethat"Itiscertainlythebestbookofthekindwehaveeverseen."Ahundredandtwentyyearsafteritwasfirstpublished,thisexquisitebook--verymuchofitsmomentbutmoderninspirit--willenchantandeducateanewgenerationofchildren.
CartonMoorePark(1877-1956)wasaBritishpainter,illustratorandteacher.Duringthe1890s,hewasbestknownforhisillustratedbooks,suchasAnAlphabetofAnimals,BookofBirdsandABookofElfinRhymes.HelivedinLondonuntil1910,whenheemigratedtoNewYork,wherehespenttherestofhislife.
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ISBN-13: 9781908970466
ISBN-10: 1908970464
Pagini: 112
Dimensiuni: 241 x 191 x 21 mm
Greutate: 0.57 kg
Editura: Art / Books
Colecția Art / Books Children's Classics
Seria Art / Books Children's Classics