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Catalog Number 10645-2128
Title Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; MacMillan Company
Object Name Jacket, Book
Description White book jacket for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," by Mark Twain, illustrated by John Falter and published by the MacMillan Company. Color offset lithograph on white paper. Image featured on the front cover of a boy in a blue shirt, jeans, suspenders, and a straw hat holding a white paint covered brush. The boy is standing in front of a half painted wooden fence. The white fence covers the background; the fence is brown on the left edge of the image. A knot in the wood has leaves poking through it. The artist's signature is written on the lower left corner of the image in black. Above the illustration is the title of the book in black text: "The // Adventures // of Tom Sawyer // by Mark Twain // illustrated by John Falter // with an afterward by Clifton Fadiman." A blue rectangle on the upper right corner has a white circle with a black stamp with the text: "The MacMillan Classics" printed on it. The spine has green, yellow, and blue colored rectangles with the title, author, publisher, and the 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 unfolded 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, "$2.95," is listed on the top right corner. The right unfolded flap includes a half tone photograph of Clifton Fadiman and a paragraph introduction. Beneath that is a short biography of John Falter.
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1962
Material Paper, Ink
Artist Falter, John P.
Made The MacMillan Company
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 9.25
Width (in) 10.875
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Twain, Mark
Fadiman, Clifton
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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