The Paperback Art of James Avati

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Auteur: Schreuders, Piet & Kenneth Fulton, Uitgever: 010, 200 pagina's, ISBN: 9789064505805. Boeknummer van verkoper: 85195.

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Paperback, 29 cm, 200 pp. Ills.: kleurenillustraties. Cond.: zeer goed / very good. ISBN: 9789064505805.

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The Paperback Art of James Avati

Hoofdtitel The Paperback Art of James Avati
Uitgever nai010 uitgevers/publishers , 010
Auteur(s) Schreuders, P. / Fulton, K., Schreuders, Piet & Kenneth Fulton
Druk 1e druk
Taal Nederlands
Pagina's 200
Productvorm Paperback / softback
Geïllustreerd Ja
Publicatiedatum 10-2005
ISBN 9789064505805

Flaptekst The Paperback Art of James Avati

James Avati (1912-2005) is regarded as the pre-eminent painter of paperback covers in the second half of the 20th century. He was known in the business as the 'King of the Paperbacks'. Avati designed realistic cover illustrations for novels by the likes of Steinbeck, Faulkner, Salinger, Caldwell and Moravia, covers that appealed directly to broad sections of the population. He worked for the New American Library (Signet Books) and for every other major paperback publisher including Bantam, Avon, Pocket, Fawcett and Dell.

In this lavishly illustrated book graphic designer Piet Schreuders reconstructs Avati's life and 40-year career. During the past 25 years most of Avati's original paintings have been salvaged from the warehouses of American publishers and now fetch many thousands of dollars among collectors.