This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin.
Reid's sought-after first instruction book. Advanced techniques in painting the nude and clothed figure. General watercolor materials, tools, and technique, in application in painting the nude and clothed figure. Nine step-by-step demonstrations. Surprisingly scarce despite multiple printings.