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Number 142 of an unspecified limited number. SIGNED by the Weidenaar on the front free endpaper. "This volume was hand-bound by the craftsmen of Wake-Brook House." Hardcover, 9 by 11 1/4-inches, 80 pp. Dark orange, heavy-woven cloth over boards with paper label on spine and a cover label of one of Weidenaar's color drawings. This volume features dozens of large illustrations by Weidenaar of Kent County homes and environs accompanied by subtitles that form a poem. Includes a prefatory poem by Carl Sandburg, an introduction by James Biddle of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and, at the rear, notes on the illustrations and a lengthy list of sponsors of this hand-bound, limited edition, including many prominent West Michigan names: The Hon. And Mrs. Gerald R. Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Frederik Meijer, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Steketee, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Blodgett, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Van Andel, Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. De Vos, several members of the Baldwin, Gillett, Keeler, Kimball, Kindell, and Pew families, and dozens more. Near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear and faint sun fading to the spine. The interior is clean and bright with a small purple pencil mark near the author's signature on the ffep. No other marks, writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. (os) First Edition.
Title: Our Changing Landscape, Signed Limited Edition
Edition: First printing
Publisher: Cape Cod, Wake-Brook House, Kent County Council for Historic Preservation: 1970
Book Condition: Very Good +
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 293