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Maxfield Parrish
Alma Gilbert-Smith
0856676012
June 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Maxfield Parrish, Master of Make-Believe describes the life and popularity of this famous early twentieth-century American artist. This beautifully illustrated catalogue includes all types of Parrish's work, from his sumptuous murals to his fun and lively works based on Mother Goose's fairytales. The works included come from collections all over the United States, including museums like the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where Parrish studied, as well as private collectors who have been persuaded to part with their treasures in order to give the artist the exposure that he deserves. Readers unfamiliar with Parrish's name will find an artist with an extraordinary talent for using colours, as well as an ability to create fantastical worlds, for children and adults. "I am hopelessly commonplace, I don't know what...


Maxfield Parrish: The Landscapes
Alma Gilbert
0898155878
September 1998
Hardcover
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The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales (Scribner Illustrated Classics)
Kate Douglas Wiggin
0684195895
January 1993
Hardcover
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Card catalog description
Ten stories from the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, including the well-known ones of Aladdin and the lamp, Ali Baba and the forty thieves, and Sinbad the sailor.


Italian Villas and Their Gardens
Edith Wharton
0306800489
Sept 1976
Paperback
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Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks
Alma M. Gilbert
0898154839
October 1992
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
The calendar art of Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) and his covers for Collier's , Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines in the early decades of the century look increasingly campy now. Featuring 145 color plates and 30 photographs, this snazzy showcase of Parrish's art will please fans and collectors. Gilbert, founder and director of the Maxfield Parrish Museum in Plainfield, N.H., admires the ambitious scope of Parrish's murals Florentine Fete and The Pied Piper, the dazzling tonalities of his book illustrations, the magical flavor of his children's pictures, and the dignity and beauty of his paintings of the American Southwest. Also reproduced are prints, landscapes, ads and paintings of New England farms and houses. Gilbert devotes a chapter to Parrish's technique, reprints several of his witty letters and...


Mother Goose in Prose
L. Frank Baum
0486420868
May 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Published three years before the author achieved fame as the creator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this engaging volume, inspired by well-known nursery rhymes, added an exciting new dimension to old, much-loved verses. In 22 captivating fantasies, Baum tells about Old King Cole; The Man in the Moon; The Jolly Miller; Little Bo-Peep; Tom, the Piper's Son; The Woman Who Lived in a Shoe; Little Miss Muffet; The Cat and the Fiddle, and others. Twelve charming drawings by famed illustrator Maxfield Parrish enhance a unique collection that will delight Baum admirers, youngsters, and the young at heart. Unabridged reprint of the classic 1901 edition. 12 black-and-white illustrations.


Six Maxfield Parrish Cards
Maxfield Parrish
0486424014
Oct 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
From "the common man's Rembrandt": Century Midsummer Holiday Number, August; The Dinkey-Bird; The Reluctant Dragon; Air Castles; Daybreak; and Stars.


Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks
Alma M. Gilbert
0898157846
September 1995
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
The calendar art of Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) and his covers for Collier's , Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines in the early decades of the century look increasingly campy now. Featuring 145 color plates and 30 photographs, this snazzy showcase of Parrish's art will please fans and collectors. Gilbert, founder and director of the Maxfield Parrish Museum in Plainfield, N.H., admires the ambitious scope of Parrish's murals Florentine Fete and The Pied Piper, the dazzling tonalities of his book illustrations, the magical flavor of his children's pictures, and the dignity and beauty of his paintings of the American Southwest. Also reproduced are prints, landscapes, ads and paintings of New England farms and houses. Gilbert devotes a chapter to Parrish's technique, reprints several of his witty letters and...


The Golden Age
Kenneth Grahame
0486443655
Dec 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Based in part on his own Victorian childhood, Grahame's collection of short stories centers on a group of children, revealing through their adventures how children's and adults' perceptions of the world differ. A delightful work by the author of The Wind in the Willows, this is a book parents will want to read with their children. 19 plates of illustrations; 12 line drawings.


Collectible Maxfield Parrish
William R. Holland
0887405363
July 1993
Hardcover
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Book Description
Maxfield Parrish was one of the rare artists whose work was immensely popular during his own lifetime. His brilliant use of color, attention to detail, and flights of fancy enchanted the public. His images were used to illustrate books and magazines, advertise products, grace calendars, and adorn walls. The Collectible Maxfield Parrish presents the great wealth and beauty of Maxfield Parrish's work in beautiful full-color images. This new book is focused on those items that are available in the market place and can be collected by the average person with a little diligence and investment of time and money. This is an essential reference for Parrish collectors and for any one who has an interest in the development of the illustrator's art in America.

About the Author
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The Make-Believe World of Maxfield Parrish
Alma Gilbert
0898159369
September 1997
Paperback
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Over the Rainbow
Maxfield Parrish (Illustrator)
094180738X
April 2000
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Two new titles recast well-known numbers. Straight from The Wizard of Oz, Over the Rainbow by E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen pairs the timeless lyrics with gauzy watercolors by Julia Noonan (illus. of Mary Chapin Carpenter's Dreamland). Noonan imagines the narrator as a girl in denim overalls, dreaming of herself wearing a pink tutu and tiny gold crown doing a pas de deux with a toy kitten. Musical notation included. (June) Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Book Description
With the marriage of The Wizard of Oz's most beloved song and the iridescent paintings of one of America's most beloved artists, comes Mary Tiegreen's beautifully designed Over the Rainbow, the fifth...


Annotated Classic Fairy Tales
Maria M. Tatar (Editor)
0393051633
January 2002
Textbook Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Adult/High School-The level of content, commentary, and art in this beautifully designed volume will confound anyone who contends that fairy tales are "just for kids." Tatar presents fresh and appealing translations of 26 traditional stories (primarily European), accompanied by engrossing annotations placed attractively in the wide margins of the large-sized pages. In clear, accessible prose, she links the tales to their original oral traditions and cultural contexts, and discusses the varied interpretations imposed by critics over time and across philosophical and psychological perspectives. Hundreds of high-quality, color reproductions of period illustrations illuminate and enhance Tatar's cogent remarks about the power of illustrators to influence and comment on a story through visual interpretation. The...


Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks
Alma Gilbert
1580083293
March 2004
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
The calendar art of Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) and his covers for Collier's , Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines in the early decades of the century look increasingly campy now. Featuring 145 color plates and 30 photographs, this snazzy showcase of Parrish's art will please fans and collectors. Gilbert, founder and director of the Maxfield Parrish Museum in Plainfield, N.H., admires the ambitious scope of Parrish's murals Florentine Fete and The Pied Piper, the dazzling tonalities of his book illustrations, the magical flavor of his children's pictures, and the dignity and beauty of his paintings of the American Southwest. Also reproduced are prints, landscapes, ads and paintings of New England farms and houses. Gilbert devotes a chapter to Parrish's technique, reprints several of his witty letters and...

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