Prospectus for Accent on America by Merle Armitage
New York: E. Weyhe, n.d. [1944-45]. First edition. Unbound sheet. One sheet, ca. 9 x 12 inches folded. Creased across (probably from mailing), light age wear and soil. Good. Item #31095
Promotes the "limited edition for libraries and collectors" of "a significant autobiography," Accent on America by designer Merle Armitage (1944). The edition "consists of 1675 copies, 1/3 sold before publication." The flyer contains "letters and excerpts from nineteen distinguished Americans," including many contributors to the book itself. Among them are Edward Weston, Martha Graham, Carl Milles, M.F.K. Fisher, Lily and Eero Saarinen, and Edgar Varese. Printed in red and black, with 2 ills. by Carl Milles and Paul Landacre. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.