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.
From the publisher:
Written by a professional illustrator and art instructor, a guide to the practice and business of illustration. Chapters include: The Field of Illustration. Can I Become an Illustrator? Composition in Illustration. The Techniques of the Illustrator. Drawing for Reproduction. Book Illustration. Magazine Illustration. Advertising Illustration. Executing an Illustration. In the Studio. The Business Side. Wonderfully illustrated with 203 examples by 102 illustrators.