signed first edition Hardcover
1926 · Upland, Indiana
by Pogue, Barton Rees; Illustrated by Will Vawter
Upland, Indiana : The Pogue Company, 1926. Presentation Copy from the author to his illustrator, noted Brown County artist Will Vawter, on front end page -"To Will Vawter from Barton Rees Pogue September 16, 1926". With added original pencil drawing by Will Vawter of a seated man verso of 2nd front end page. Additionally SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Will Vawter -" Presented to Tom Genolin by Will Vawter October 14, 1932". Will Vawter (1871-1941) was a well-loved Brown County landscape artist and illustrator, his illustrations featured in several books by James Whitcomb Riley. Tom Genolin was also a Nashville resident, and from a prominent Nashville family. RARE in dust jacket. Very Good, some discolored spots to red cloth boards, waviness to pages, slight toning at end pages. In a Near Fine dust jacket, 1/4" chips at head of spine. small chips at flap fold corners. The front of the jacket features a Vawter painting. A great Brown County Association Copy, with an original Vawter pencil drawing. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND BY ILLUSTRATOR. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
(Inventory #: 008486)