Buff, Mary and Conrad
Title MAGIC MAIZE
Book Condition Very mild crimp to spine crown, age-toning to pages, else fine, in lime-green cloth with orange lettering and pictorial vignette; in an age-darkened, very lightly worn, very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket.
Edition First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author and the artist.
Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1953.
0395066662 / 9780395066669
Seller ID 51750.00
Newberry Honor book about Fabian, an Indian boy of Guatemala, brought up in the old Mayan beliefs. Conrad's artwork, in b&w drawings, full-color endsheets, full-color pages and doublespreads, is stunning. The jacket portrait of Fabian is magnificent.
Native Americans. Guatemala. Mayans. Picture Books. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. Signed.