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Special Catalog: Bierhorst Collection
Jane Byers Bierhorst was one of the leading typographers and designers of children's books from the 1960s through the early 2000s and her husband, Jack is an author and folklorist specializing in the lore of indigenous Americans.
E M Maurice Books is pleased and honored to present the collection of Jane, Jack and their daughter, Alice. The collection includes a selection of their personal books as well as books designed by Jane and / or written by Jack; children's book-related posters; examples of Jane's work; and original artwork, correspondence and ephemera from familiar names in the children's book industry. The collection includes works by Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, Steven Kellogg, Antonio Frasconi, Leo & Diane Dillon, and Gerald McDermott, to name a few.
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