Friday, October 30, 2015

Marie Angel, The Ark, New York/San Francisco, Evanston/London: Harper & Row, 1973

A rather sweet accordion by the English illustrator Marie Angel (1923-2010).  Trained as a calligrapher, she attended Croydon School of Arts and Crafts and then the Royal College of Art in London. Soon after art school she started receiving commissions for her work and it can now be found in the permanent collections of important European and American libraries and musuems. In a short biographical note in this book it notes that she "...enjoys gardening, sports cars, and her cats..."  8 pages, single-sided, each 7.25" x 6.75" with total length of 4ft 6".

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