The Badger Collection: Featuring Jacksonville of Illinois

Badger, David Alan

Editorial: Published by the author, Havanna, IL, 1984
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10"x12". SIGNED & NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page. AN EXTREMELY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY. Leather or leather-look binding. This book is a pictorial and descriptive history of landmark homes and other structures in Jacksonville. Illustrated with 34 full-page drawings. Eighth in a series on homes and other structures of historical signif icance in various Illinois towns. Each page of the book is hand silk screen printed. #29 of a limited edition of 200 copies. Also comes with a copy of a newpaper article originally published on December 9, 1984 that tells abo ut David Alan Badger and his work as an artist and provides information abo ut his ongoing project of documenting historical landmarks mainly around Il linois. Badger was planning to produce more than 180 limited edition books documenting the architecture and history of communities in every county in Illinois. Each book contains 35 to 40 of Badger's drawings of homes, busine ss and public buildings in the community. Buildings he documents have been chosen for their aesthetic appeal and for their historic significance. Each book also contains a brief narrative about the buildings. Also included within the books are poetry by Badger. According to the article, "Badger hoped his books would serve as a reference & resource for future scholars, as s ome of the buildings have already been destroyed.". Limited Ed. GIFT GIVING CONDITION. N° de ref. de la librería 4679

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Título: The Badger Collection: Featuring ...

Editorial: Published by the author, Havanna, IL

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:BOOK VERY FINE

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: Limited Edition.