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Henry Clarence Pitz (1895 – 1976) was an American artist, illustrator, editor, author, and teacher, who wrote and illustrated over 190 books, the best known of which is The Brandywine School.
In the 1930s Pitz joined the monthly magazine American Artist as an associate editor and writer and was a regular contributor to the magazine for the rest of his life. Pitz also became a regular teacher at his alma mater, the Museum School. In 1950 Pitz was elected to the National Academy of Design.
In the 1960s Pitz was commissioned by Houghton, Mifflin and Company to write The Brandywine School which remained on the best seller list for ten weeks. A few years later Pitz published a comprehensive book on his favorite illustrator, Howard Pyle. Pitz resided at 3 Cornelia Place in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. He died on November 26, 1976 in Philadelphia.
Orange cloth covered boards with black titles and decoration. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with toning. Minimal shelf wear. Decorated endpages. Dust jacket with price has wear with small loss edges. Protected in Mylar sleeve.
8vo; 8 inches tall. 212 pages.
Title: Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen.
Illustrator: Illustrations and dust jacket by Henry C. Pitz.
Categories: Adventure and Mystery,
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: New York and Toronto:, Longmans, Green and CO.,: 1937.
Binding: Hardcover in Jacket.
Book Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.
Size: 8vo; 8 inches tall. 212 pages.
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 003494