GREEN GROW THE LILACS. Thomas Hart BENTON, Lynn RIGGS.

GREEN GROW THE LILACS

Norman [OK]: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Thomas Hart Benton. hardcover. Quarto (9" x 12") bound in boards covered with a heavy canvas and stamped with the title drawn by Will Ransom and with a special drawing by Thomas Hart Benton; 160 pages. Printed in red and black from the typographic plans of Will Ransom on a specially made paper "Oklahoma corn" in color. Contains a new introduction by Brooks Atkinson. Basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical OKLAHOMA!. This version is beautifully illustrated with 8 full-page lithographs drawn on the stone by Thomas Hart Benton and printed by George C. Miller. Copy #169 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with some soiling. Item #011954

Price: $285.00