Anno's Alphabet, An Adventure in Imagination. Mitsumasa Anno.

Anno's Alphabet, An Adventure in Imagination.

1975. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1975.

Slim 4to, [32]ff. Illustrated throughout entirely with color plates within b/w elaborate borders. Original quarter cloth and illustrated boards, dust-jacket, as new.

§ First American Edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author in 1977 in Japanese and English. A fascinating alphabet book in which each letter is represented as a wood construction that, Escher-like, are often geometrically impossible. The borders contain objects beginning with the letter in question. Anno is a highly revered and renowned artist in Japan and has also received high honors in the US, especially for this book. Item #107015

Price: $375.00

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