Return to Taos: a Sketchbook of Roadside Americana
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Wilfred Funk, Inc.
Date Published: 1960
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 39340
120pp. Quarto [28 cm] Pale blue cloth over boards with blue ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a vignette stamped in blue on the front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. Sunned at the spine and along the edges of the covers. There is a bookseller's small label on the front free endsheet. In a very good dust jacket, with subtle yellowing, foxing and rubbing. There is a loss from the paper at the head of the spine that measures 1" wide by 1/2" deep. There are also 5 small closed tears in the edges.
With pen-and-ink drawings and color plates by the author. Eric Sloane is a noted landscape painter and the author of a number of books on Americana. This book represents his nostalgic return to Taos after thirty-five years.