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Catalog Number 10645-2131
Title Jacket, Book; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; MacMillan Company
Object Name Jacket, Book
Description White book jacket for "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," 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 raft floating on a river at night under a cloud covered sky carrying two figures. The raft is pushed along by man standing with a pole at the back of the raft. Standing on the front of the raft is a boy in a hat, blue shirt, and jeans, resting his foot on a box. On the raft is a white tent. A lit lantern hangs off the front of the raft. A rope, boxes, and a jug are sitting on the raft. The river is banked by trees. 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 Huckleberry Finn // by Mark Twain // illustrated by John Falter // with an afterward by Clifton Fadiman." A yellow 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 turquoise, green, and yellow 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 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 half tone photograph of Clifton Fadiman and a paragraph introduction about him. Beneath that is a short biography on John Falter.
Year Range from 1961
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 John Falter
Height (in) 9.125
Width (in) 13.438
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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