A warehouse find! I love this book! A pristine condition first printing of an absolutely dynamite book profiling ten artists from the Golden Age of illustration: Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Frederic Remington, Maxfield Parrish, J.C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell, Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, James Montgomery Flagg, and John Held, Jr.
Even 40 years later, this is about the best introduction to the Golden Age illustrators there is: excellent reproduction, extensive color, images never otherwise reproduced, well-written & well-researched text. The biographies relate the illustrators' careers to each other and to the evolution of the illustration business.
With 417 illustrations, including 186 plates in full color.