Wendell Minor: Art For The Written Word: Twenty-five Years Of Book Cover Art

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Wendell Minor, Florence Friedmann Minor
Diane Publishing Company, 1995 - Design - 154 pages
This one-of-a-kind retrospective brings together a rich selection of pieces from Wendell Minor's extraordinary body of jacket art, with lively commentary from authors and others on the relationship between a book's cover and what's inside. Introduction by David McCullough; illustrated index.

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WENDELL MINOR: ART FOR THE WRITTEN WORD: Twenty-Five Years of Book Cover Art

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Jinxed perhaps by the old bromide that you can't judge a book by its cover and by row after row of books shelved spine out in the stores, book-jacket art has become the unglamorous and unglorified ... Read full review

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Many readers will recognize the work of Minor with no notion of who he is. Minor's work appears on the covers of over 100 best-selling books, including ten by James Michner, seven by Larry McMurtry ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

David McCullough is a writer, historian, lecturer, & teacher. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for "Truman", as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, & the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award. He is also a two-time winner of the National Book Award, for history & for biography. He lives in Massachusetts.

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