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Catalog Number 10645-2161
Title Proof, Printing; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Lion; Camelot/Avon
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Printing proof on white cardboard. Proof of a book jacket for "The Lion" by Joseph Kessel. The jacket features an illustration by John Falter. The illustration is of a young brunette girl in a white shirt, jeans, and red shoes, leaning against a male lion, petting his neck. The lion is leaning its head toward the girl. The girl is leaning against the lion between its front paws. The two are sitting at the base of a green moss covered tree. Ferns and a butterfly are next to the tree above grass and brown dirt. At the top left of the cover the title of the book and a two line review by the New York Post are printed in white ink. The publisher's name, logo, price, and book number are printed on the upper left. The spine has the publisher's logo, book title, author, and book number printed.
Year Range from 1971
Year Range to 1971
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Camelot; Avon
Place of Origin USA
Inscription Text J. Falter
Height (in) 7.313
Width (in) 5
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Kessel, Joseph
Other Name Proof, Printing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection