Signed first printing of this hilarious (and a bit creepy) story of a dentist's quest to properly utilize a pair of magical figs that make dreams come true — an exceptionally beautiful copy.
Fine in fine dust jacket.
THE SWEETEST FIG
Chris Van Allsburg's rich illustrations are easy to get lost in. He began his career as a sculptor, graduating with an MFA from RISD; his wife Lisa and illustrator David Macaulay urged him to try his hand at children's book illustration in 1979, and a Caldecott Honor, National Book Award, and numerous other accolades later, his books are a beloved part of many childhood (and adult) shelves.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. 11'' x 8.5''. Original cloth-backed maroon boards. Original unclipped ($17.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  leaves. Signed by Van Allsburg to title page. Sharp and bright.
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