Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1967. Ex-Library, First editon. Hardcover. Small folio. Unpaginated. The book is signed and inscribed by the author, and accompanied by a detailed 4" x 4" original sketch of a bullfighter, by De Grazia, at the front free endpaper, dated 1967. Illustrated dust jacket with black and pink lettering on front cover and spine. Cream colored cloth boards,with bull illustration, and gilt lettering on spine. The work is an artistic study of bulls and bullfighters, through the media of b&w sketches and oil paintings in color. Illustrated throughout with high quality reproductions of the artist's work. Dust jacket with some light smudges, and creasing to covers, as well as some minor rubbing to corners and along edges. Binding with some staining along spine and to back cover. Interior with library ex-libris tipped on to interior front cover. Dust jacket in overall very good, binding in good, and interior in near fine condition. g to near fine. Item #41153
Ettore "Ted" DeGrazia (June 14, 1909 – September 17, 1982) was an American impressionist, painter, sculptor, composer, actor, director, designer, architect, jeweler, and lithographer. Described as "the world's most reproduced artist", DeGrazia is known for his colorful images of Native American children of the American Southwest and other Western scenes.