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.
Good. Good hardcover copy no dustjacket, 136 pp, pages 1 through 8 text, profusely illus. in B/W throughout, partial list of public and private owners collectors (4 pages), includes many B/W photos of artists and Ms. Rich.
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