"Drums" Book Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, 1928
Here's a gorgeous book about The American Revolution illustrated by prominent artist and art- patriarch, N.C. Wyeth. This is ... more Here's a gorgeous book about The American Revolution illustrated by prominent artist and art- patriarch, N.C. Wyeth. This is "Drums" by James Boyd, (c) 1928 by Charles Scribner's Sons. This 409-page hardcover is a presumed First edition, with no other printings listed. It features black cloth covered boards with the title stamped in gilt on the spine, and a brilliant Wyeth color illustration paste-down on the front cover. Publisher's light tan top stain and illustrated end-papers. It's in very good condition with just some mild wear along the book edges. There is a gift inscription on the half-title page. The book includes 9 color plates, numerous pen drawings and other b/w illustrations by N. C. Wyeth. N.C. Wyeth studied under Howard Pyle, another highly-collectible book illustrator. Wyeth's illustrations were featured in many popular magazines, in the early 20th Century, including Century, Harper's Monthly, Ladies' Home Journal, McClure's and Scribner's. N.C. Wyeth was the father of Andrew Wyeth and the grandfather of Jamie Wyeth. His artistic legacy adds value to any book he illustrated. less
- 7.5ʺW × 1.25ʺD × 9.25ʺH
- Good Moderate wear and tear, but still has good years left
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