Tuesday, November 1, 2011


When at a fleamarket i'm not only hunting for clothes ,in fact lately, i've been looking for cool books for inspiration or just reference.Here's one of my latest finds :                                                                                                                      THE MODERN STORY BOOK.
Caroline Ruth Eger, Illustrator
Wallace Wadsworth,author
Chicago, Rand McNally, 1931 
Folio in Red cloth with cover pictorial pasted on. Stunning pictures in the art deco style by Caroline Ruth Eger. This classic from the 1930s tells nine imaginative stories about trains, cars, and other machinery with human personalities. 30 full-page color images and numerous black-and-white illustrations. Children will delight in these tales of a lazy automobile, a hungry steam shovel, and other endearing machines.. There were several editions of this very popular book ......

1 comment:

  1. Great find. I've always loved this illustration style and color palette.


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