The Book of Ruth with Pictures by Arthur Szyk 1947 ~~~ 8 Color plates

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 22, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

The Book of Ruth with Pictures by Arthur Szyk . The Heritage Press, 1947. Hardcover. No DJ or Slipcase. The Biblical story of Ruth, "From the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I with a preface by Mary Ellen Chase and illustrations by Arthur Szyk". Eight full color plates. Each page is a double sheet, in the oriental manner. Cream linen with brown line drawing of Ruth on front cover. 42 pages with Sandglass laid in. Very light soiling to the cloth boards. Internally there is an old owner’s bookplate. Szyk’s work is as wonderful as always.