RICH, Frances. THE SCULPTURE OF FRANCES RICH. Introduction by Frederick W. Sleight, Director of the Palm Springs Desert Museum. Palm Springs, California: Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1969. Quarto, illustrated printed wraps; 56 pages. First Edition. A heavily-illustrated catalog for a retrospective exhibit at the museum from February 7 through March 2, 1969. Rich [1910-2007] was an American actress and sculptor, known for her sculptures of saints and celebrities. Signed presentation from Rich on the verso of the front endpaper: "For Sam & Chet, with love-and remembrances! Love, Frances Rich. March 1969." Very Good (contents clean & tight). $45.00.
RICH, Frances. ARMITAGE, Merle. THE SCULPTURE OF FRANCES RICH. [No p[lace]: Manzanita Press, 1974. Quarto, charcoal black cloth, issued without a dust jacket; 136 pages. Illustrated. First Edition. Rich [1910-2007] was an American actress and sculptor, best known for her sculptures of saints and celebrities, including busts of Margaret Sanger, Katherine Hepburn, Diego Rivera, Virgil Thomson and others. One of her best-known works is the statue in Arlington National Cemetery that commemorates nurses who died during military service. Signed presentation from Rich on the title page: "For Geneva Weynick, with my best wishes to a near neighbor, Frances L. Rich. (with her initials within a drawn circle, dated March, 1987)." Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight). $45.00.
N jacket. 4to. (8), 136pp. Profusely illustrated. With a long presentation inscription on the half title by Francis Rich. Blue cloth, printed in yellow. Laid in are 2 pieces of printed ephemera on Rich̀s work.
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