Cover Art with Anecdotes — Stinehour Press & Delightful
Kidd, Chip, & Barbara deWilde. Fiction, non-fiction: book jacket designs 1987–1993. East Hampton, NY: Glenn Horowitz, Bookseller, 1993. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7").  ff., 55 plates.
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Catalogue for an exhibition opening in June 1993: This series of cards reproduces the colorful, creative front covers of 55 books — some famous, some not, and all interesting choices — interleaved with comments on the jackets and anecdotes about the design process by the author or reviewer. Of an edition of 300 copies, designed by Chipp Kidd and Barbara deWilde with color by Coral Graphics, typeset and printed at The Stinehour Press, this is no. 15, andsigned by Kidd and deWilde below the colophon.
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Inserted at the top of the cards is an invitation to another exhibition, “Young in the Hamptons: Photographs by John Gruen, 1957–1968,” held July 17–August 1 by the publisher in East Hampton.
Loose cards in ahandmade blue-gray clamshell box by Sjoerd Hofstra, red and black printed paper label with authors' initials affixed to lower spine, and similar printed paper label with “Fiction,” on front of box; rest of title printed on first leaf of set, inside. Very minor shelfware/fading to box, else excellent condition. (31070)
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