Stevie, John Steptoe.1965, 1st. Artist's first book at 19.

16485 Stevie, John Steptoe 1965, , ,

The first book by a brilliant young painter, beautifully illustrated in heavy black line and glowing colour, and told in a softened version of NYC African American dialect. Steptoe's was a new voice in children's books at the time.



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16485 Stevie, John Steptoe 1965
Steptoe, John.
/JS, illustrator.
New York: Harper, 1969, 1st printing or early, 9/69 on flap, no statement; np.
Picture Book Hardcover.
CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; bookplate in upper right corner front endpaper, soiled and foxed board margins and edges, in white, lightly soiled jacket, with light edgewear all around, half inch tear; unclipped 3.50.
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