Jun 18, 2020 - Sale 2538

Sale 2538 - Lot 135

Price Realized: $ 2,750
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
VARIOUS ARTISTS BOOK WEEK. Group of 6 posters. 1942-1948.
Sizes vary.
Condition varies, generally B+ / A-. Paper.
"In 1919, at the urging of Franklin K. Mathiews, librarian of the Boy Scouts of America, Book Week was introduced to focus attention on the need for quality children's books and the importance of childhood literacy" (http://www.cbcbooks.org/about/history.html). Includes posters by F. Hasse (1942), Elizabeth Orton Jones (1943), Nedda Walker (1944), Gertrude Howe (1945), Maud & Miska Petersham (1946), and Marguerite de Angeli (1948). Book Week pp. 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 26.