The City of the Great King and other places in the Holy Land
Phelps, William Lyon , Dean Cornwell(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation
Date Published: 1926
Edition: Early edition
Book Id: 18581
116pp. Folio [32 cm] Rebacked with matching green cloth. 1/4 green cloth with green paper covered boards, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a paper title label mounted to the front cover. Very good. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There is a contemporary owner's brief notation on the front free endsheet. The text block is cracked at the half title page, and the inside margin has been professionally re-enforced.
Cornwell's art appeared often in popular magazines and important books written by a a variety of well-known authors, including Pearl S. Buck, Lloyd Douglas, Edna Ferber, Ernest Hemingway, W. Somerset Maugham, and Owen Wister. This left-handed illustrator painted over twenty murals for numerous public institutions and in the process became one of the nation's most famous muralists.