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Birds & Words: (Charley Harper Art Book, Illustrated Bird Lover Gift) (Hardcover)

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Birds & Words is a vintage collection of 60 illustrations of birds and 60 humorous stories about each one. This book is a lovely reissue of the charming and highly collectible 1972 classic by Charley Harper.

Written and illustrated by the renowned illustrator. Harper's style has been referred to as "minimal realism."

• Charley Harper was a prolific mid-century modern artist based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
• Each bird was hand-painted in Harper's signature style.
Birds & Words brings together the beloved illustrator's gifts as both an artist and a writer.

Charley Harper has illustrated numerous books, including the notable The Golden Book of Biology.

This new version of this vintage gem features a cloth-bound cover with a tipped in image alongside the original vintage typography.

• A great book for fans of mid-century modern aesthetics, and for designers, bird lovers, minimal art, and those who adore all things Charley Harper
• Giftable to a wide age range—from children to retirees, Charley Harper's charming illustrations and sweet stories appeal to all.

About the Author

Charley Harper (1922–2007) was a beloved artist who illustrated numerous books, including The Golden Book of Biology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797202563
ISBN-10: 1797202561
Publisher: Chronicle Chroma
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 160