By Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
First Dillon-illustrated edition of Ray Bradbury's first children's book, with surreal art inspired by M. C. Escher.
Fine in fine dust jacket.
SWITCH ON THE NIGHT
Leo and Diane Dillon were a pair of "the world's pre-eminent illustrators for young people, producing artwork [...] that was a seamless amalgam of both their hands" (NEW YORK TIMES). Their artistry twice earned them Caldecott Medals – Leo was the first Black US American to receive the award – and netted them numerous other honors through their long careers, including a Hugo Award and three Coretta Scott King Awards.
Read more: Margalit Fox, "Leo Dillon, Celebrated Illustrator of Children's Books, Is Dead at 79," New York Times 30 May 2012.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1993). 9'' x 8.75''. Original color pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($14.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  pages. Tight.
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