- Full Description
First edition. Illustrated throughout. Contains 38 pages of plates, with 8 illustrations in color. Vitriolic caricatures of Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohito, Nazism, Vichy France, the Hitler-Stalin Pact, the betrayal of Poland, the invasion of Ethiopia, the Balkans, etc. Szyk fled Nazi-controlled Europe for the United States in 1940. His widely published caricatures made him one of America's most famous political satirists during World War II. He was a gifted artist, considered one of the greatest modern practitioners of the art of illumination, especially in miniature format. In 1939, following Germany's invasion of Poland, he focused on producing anti-Nazi editorial cartoons published in many Western newspapers and magazines. In late 1940, after a period of residence in England, he emigrated to the United States with his family.
Note: This is an out of print, used and/or rare book. It is not as-new, in "mint" condition. Fine. Edge pages are discolored from age, and the cover and spine have some light wear. No dust jacket.
- Additional Information
Item Code RB444 Publisher Putnam Publish Date 1941 Print Status Out of Print Condition Fine. Edge pages are discolored from age and the cover and spine have some light wear. No dust jacket. Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 8x10 # Pages 100pg Color Partial Color
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