Summerville, GA: Howard Finster, January 1988. First edition. Softcover. INSCRIBED. Unpaginated. Illustrated white wraps. Text block has separated from covers and the first page is detached from the text block, but laid in. Middle of text block is cracked and separated. Very subtle toning to wraps. Good -. Item #64010
Signed boldly on front wrap in black ink, "Howard Finster to Pat Eddington". Long inscription on verso of front wrap from Finster to Eddington, dated February 13, 1989. Finster was a folk artist who made thousands of paintings and sculptures with religious themes. He gained fame for painting the album art for the Talking Heads 1985 album "Little Creatures", which went on to win Rolling Stone's award for best album art that year.
"Howards Road From 3 to 71 Years (Open This Book and See) Howard Explains How to Make Folk Art. Learn. This book is the most crowded book in the world for its size. I don this book in January of the big 12- inch snowstorm in Georgia 1988- white heaven, beautiful world. If you buy this book you will help save Paradise Gardens. This book is a handmade book by [sic] it so you can learn how to make your own book. This book has so many things in it you will hafto [sic] love some of them " -- from the front cover.