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What is a Shadow? manuscript and published book

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0222

Content Description

Manuscript mock-up of children's book, What is a Shadow?: A Second Book of Simple Science Fun" by Bob Ridiman, acquired with a copy of the printed book (New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1973). Handwritten volume with brad binding includes layout and illustrations. Author was a promotion designer for King Features Syndicate and cartoonist. Each page has original illustrations and lettering in pen and hand-cut pasted elements. An excellent example of 20th-century book production process.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 27 November 2017.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1973

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Inventory

1 manuscript, 1 published copy of the book.