A scarce book of whimsical drawings by the Czech-born illustrator Miroslav Sasek known for his series of "This is..." books for children on cities like Paris, London and Rome. "Stone is not Cold" mixes images of classical sculpture with Sasek's distinctive and humorous line drawings, creating scenes such as Michelangelo's Moses riding a Vespa and Bernini's David playing billiards. Charming and fun. Item #1044.
Condition: Very Good-, toning to boards and tan glue of pasted down front and rear endpapers starting to show through; wear and rubbing to dust jacket; interior pages clean and bright.