The Arts of David Levine, Alfred A. Knopf, First Edition, 1978, HC, VG.

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Buechner, Thomas S. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
English, First Edition, Very Good, HC, 4to, 10 3/4" x 10 3/4", [v] x, [2] 205 pp.
ISBN: 0394502655

Off-white cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to spine, minor cocking to spine, some soiling to front and back panels, some wear to tips, light sunning to edges, otherwise, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good white pictorial dust jacket, featuring David Levine's 1971 artwork "The Wave" to front panel, drawing of Frank Kafka to back panel, black lettering to front, back, spine, and interior flaps, 3/4" closed tear to tail, 1/2" closed tear to back top tip, minor wear to edges and tips, some shelf wear to front and back panels, light soiling to front panel, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [v] x, [2] 205 pp. Includes 216 plates with 61 full-color, Foreword by Thomas S. Buechner, Paintings, Caricatures, List of Paintings, and Index of Caricatures. From inside dust jacket: "This wonderful book is the first to present the full range of his art...His caricatures--155 of them--are arranged categorically (painters, musicians, actors, writers and thinkers, historical and political figures) and include everyone from Brando and Georgia O'Keeffe to Machiavelli and Colette, from Lillian Hellman and Aldous Huxley to Jimmy Carter and W.C. Fields. "