New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. David Macaulay (illustrations). First Edition (presumed), Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Used - Very Good/Fine. Prior owner's name stamped on FFE. Beige cloth boards with minimalist pyramid design in gilt on front board and gilt lettering on spine. Binding tight and square. Blue textured endpapers. Text box has some toning from age but clean and unmarked. Sharp corners. 23.5 x 31 cm. Illustrated. Glossary. 80 pp. / Good/Very Good. Some wear and small tears along edges. Tape on bottom edge of front cover by prior owner. Item #9236
About the author:
David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given “to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.” Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.