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Catalog Number 10645-2121
Title Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Treasure Island; MacMillan Company
Object Name Jacket, Book
Description White book jacket for "Treasure Island," by Rober Louis Stevenson, illustrated by John Falter and published by the MacMillan Company. Color offset lithograph on white paper. Image featured on the front cover is of a bearded man--a pirate--in a black coat, short pants, socks, tri-cornered hat, and buckled shoes leaning on a crutch. The man has no left leg. He is walking to the left on a beach with an arm raised in the air, tugging on a rope. A green parrot sits on his shoulder. A rifle is slung on his shoulder. The rope is tied around the waist of a boy in a white shirt, pants, and shoes. The sand is broken up by green grass. In the background the legs of additional pirates are trailing after the two figures. Above the illustration is the title of the book in black text: "Treasure // Island // by Robert Louis Stevenson // illustrated by John Falter // with an afterward by Clifton Fadiman." A green rectangle on the upper right corner has a white circle with a stamp titled "The MacMillan Classics." The spine has red, green, and blue colored rectangles with the title, author, publisher, and MacMillan classic stamp printed on them. The back cover features a listing of MacMillan Classics titles. The titles are listed in three columns of black text. The left flap lists the book title, author, and illustrator with a synopsis. The publisher's name and address is printed on the bottom.The price for the book, "$3.95," is listed on the top right corner. The right flap includes a biography of the author beneath a half tone photograph of him, and a biography of John Falter.
Year Range from 1962
Year Range to 1963
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made The MacMillan Company
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Inscription Text J. Falter
Height (in) 9.25
Width (in) 13.438
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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