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