Signed first printing thus of this collection of Langston Hughes poems, with swirling scratchboard illustrations by award-winning artist Brian Pinkney.
Fine in near fine dust jacket.
THE DREAM KEEPER AND OTHER POEMS
Brian Pinkney, son of esteemed children's illustrator Jerry Pinkney, has successfully followed in his father's large footsteps. Noted for his scratchboard illustrations – an art form that he notes is "like drawing, etching, and sculpting all at the same time" – his art has earned a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, two Caldecott Honors, and three Coretta Scott King honors. Pinkney's technique and use of color adds dynamism to all his books.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1994). 9'' x 6.5''. Original cloth-backed boards. Original unclipped ($12.00) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white. 84 pages. Signed by Pinkney to front flyleaf, with original drawing of a bird in flight. Jacket with one tiny spot of soil, a hint of edgwear. Sharp.
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