Peter and the Wolf
Prokofieff, Serge; Foreword by Serge Koussevitzky , Warren Chappell(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date Published: 1940
Edition: Early printing
Book Id: 42206
Oblong octavo [19.5 cm x 26 cm] Red cloth over boards with a pictorial paper label across the spine and covers. Colorful pictorial endpapers. Very good condition, with gently bumped spine ends and a handful of minor stains on the covers. In a good only dust jacket, with age-toning, areas of fading, and several light moisture stains. The edges have numerous closed tears and small losses.
Designed and illustrated by Warren Chappell. Calligraphy by Hollis Holland. The Virginia-born artist and typographer, Warren Chappell, gained the distinction of being the only American artist to be accepted as a student by the German master of calligraphy and type cutting, Rudolf Koch.