The Changing Countryside. 1973. VG SC Swiss Artist Monograph

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The Changing Countryside
Muller, Jorg
Atheneum Publishers
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Used: Very Good
Sku: 01856
Notes: Very Good folio 13" x 11 3/4" beige pictorial portfolio of the work of Swiss artist, Jorg Muller, with a detail to front panel, two previews in Volume 2 to back panel featuring "Thursday, August 16, 1956" and "Tuesday, October 3, 1972," orange lettering to front panel, black lettering to spine, back panel, and front interior panel. Extensive sunning to much of exterior folds and edges, minor peeling of plastic laminated panels, bumped head, wear to edges and tips, otherwise intact. Interior includes seven tri-folded loose signatures held in by 3 folds from portfolio and thick piece of cardboard used for backing support for signatures, all signatures have slightly bumped head, very minimal sunning to top edge of signatures, signature one and two have slight pressure wear, not affecting image, signature 2 has 1/4" multicolor line printing error on back fold, otherwise signatures crisp and clean. Signatures unpaginated but numbered 1 through 7, include title, date, and credits on each signature in black lettering on white outside exterior, all full-page full-color images, when opened horizontally measure 12 3/8" x 33 1/2". From the flap : "Rich in interesting details which lead the viewer into the heart of the changing countryside, these striking pictures, without words, make a stunning sociological statement. In schools and libraries and private homes, this remarkable portfolio, which was judged to be one of the "Most Beautiful Swiss Books" (Schonste Schweizer Bucher) in 1973, will demonstrate graphically, with beauty and forcefulness, a matter of deep concern to young and old alike." Stated First American Edition. First Volume. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.