SLIPCASE EDITION LIMITED TO 100 COPIES WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE. ONLY TWO COPIES IN STOCK. Out of print. Click for larger image ...
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This spectacular new book explores the life and work of illustrator Jon Whitcomb. This volume is printed in FULL COLOUR throughout and features over 300 illustrations. The book is 224 pages long and is filled to the brim with scores of beautiful illustrations reproduced from the original paintings and drawings, rare photographs, and published tear sheets.
More on Jon Whitcomb's career: he gained long-lived popularity for capturing couples in love for Community Plate Silver and covers for Cosmopolitan, also had his own Cosmo column, "On Location with Jon Whitcomb," which he took over from Bradshaw Crandell. WWII service, first as a Lt. on a mine sweeper, then as a war artist (invasions of Tinian, Saipan, Peleliu).
A skilled draftsman, he could capture cars and aircraft as well as a pretty face. Other story and cover work for slicks as diverse as Good Housekeeping, Collier's, McCall's, and Playboy. Other writing included short stories, children's books about poodles (Coco and Pom Pom's Christmas) and a book for glamour, All About Girls.
Slipcase Edition limited to just 100 copies worldwide with signed book plate. We have secured a very small number of copies. Must be limited to one per customer.Author:
The Illustrated Press, 2017 First Edition (Out of Print)Number of pages:
Hard Cover in Slipcase with Dust Wrapper; Full Colour illustrationsSize:
9" x 12" (229mm x 305mm)ISBN: