Bird Carving: A Guide to a Fascinating Hobby

Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Warmly inscribed by the author to publisher Storer Lunt on the fly leaf. 1961, First Edition,115 pp. Hardcover, blue cloth. Very Good copy: spine sunned; light soil and discoloration to cloth; clean and unmarked contents. Storer B. Lunt (1897-1977) was an important editor and publisher. He came from an old New England mercantile family with roots in Portland, Maine. He graduated from Yale in 1921 and became an editor with W. W. Norton Publishing; from 1945-1957 he was Chairman of the firm and was also its president until 1964. His brother, Dudley Lunt, was an important Thoreau scholar. Storer was the husband of Margaret McElderry (d. 2010) who is considered the Grande Dame of children’s editing and publishing in the 20th Century. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #0070237

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