HOSIE’S AVIARY

(New York: Viking, 1979).

A COLORFUL AND CHARMING CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK. “In words that ring with poetic vigor and in pictures that glow with humor and strength, award-winning artist Leonard Baskin creates a companion volume to his Caldecott Honor Book Hosie’s Alphabet. Never before has a great artist’s love of birds in all their full splendor been more excitingly rendered. And the Baskins’ haunting words complement this fine gallery.” - Publisher. Item #23132

First edition, first printing. Illustrated with watercolor paintings throughout by Leonard Baskin. 4to, publisher’s green buckram, lettered in dark green on the spine, and in the original color dust jacket. (46) pp. A fine copy in a fine dustjacket.

Price: $85.00