American Belles: A Collector's Guide to Earl Christy, vol. 1

By Norman I. Platnick and Audrey V. Buffington

Enchantment Ink is pleased to introduce the first volume of "American Belles: A Collector's Guide to Earl Christy," by Norman I. Platnick and Audrey V. Buffington. This first volume attempts to draw together all of the images Christy created for magazines - covers, illustrations, and advertisements - over his long and prolific career as an illustrator. Included are his works for such varied titles as Ainslee's, American, Associated Sunday, Fashionable Dress, Illustrated Sunday, McClure's, Modern Romances, Modern Screen, People's Home Journal, Photoplay, Pictorial Review, Popular Songs, Puck, Radio Stars, Red Book, Screen Album, Screen Romances, Shadoplay, and Sweetheart Stories, along with his advertising work for such companies as Princess Pat Cosmetics and Mulsified Shampoo. The 109 8.5x11" velo-bound pages include a brief biography, over 650 color images, and a detailed check list/price guide.

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