First printing of this collection of very short vignettes and haunting illustrations, mysterious and surreal snippets of stories to be completed in a reader's imagination.
Fine in near fine dust jacket.
THE MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK
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, 1984. 10.75'' x 8.75''. Original peach cloth board. Original unclipped ($14.95) pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white.  leaves. Jacket with a touch of rubbing to rear. Sharp.
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