Vance Gerry (1929-2005).
Title A Victorian Garden.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Publisher Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1980
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID GO615-002a
LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 5/16 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. Elaborate border on title page, engravings throughout by McLaughlin Brothers; text clean, unmarked. Printed red cloth; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Vance Gerry on the colophon. Fine. Vance Gerry printed the images in this book from the original McLoughlin Brothers woodblocks, which were created around 1870. The McLoughlin Brothers firm began in the 1820s, and grew to become one of the largest printers of children's books, paper toys, and games. Vance Gerry was an artist at Walt Disney Studios, widely regarded as one of the most creative and talented story artists in the animation industry. He published many miniature books under his imprint The Weather Bird Press, and also produced miniature books for other publishers, such as Dawson's Book Shop and Lorson's Books and Prints. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 1170; Twenty-five Years of the Weather Bird Press, No. 46.
A Victorian Garden, Vance Gerry, Woodcuts, Miniature Book, Fine Press, Limited Edition