WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak
Illustrated by Winsor McCay
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus. 2005
Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time."
Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.
Stock no. 2122440