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Vali Myers: Drawings 1949-79 / Introduction by George A Plimpton; Ed van der Elsken, writer of foreword.

London, UK: Open House Editions, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. "Vali Myers was born in Australia in August 1930, and had a strong connection to animals and nature from early childhood, which would later feature prominently in her art. Vali hated school but loved to dance...The artwork and diaries that she leaves behind are made of pure fire: energetic food for artists, writers, creators and lovers of the natural world. Vali put every ounce of her spirit into living and through her legacy we hope it inspires the same flame of life to live on in you."--Bio. George Plimpton, editor of ‘The Paris Review’, was an early fan and responsible for one of the first articles in the later ’50s which looked at her work. Vali loved animals, and many images of her fox are woven into the intricate and vivid work. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. Light discolouration, edgewear, light foxing/spotting marks, unclipped dustjacket with tape repairs, p. 12 with adhesive removal, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Red cloth. Folio, 126pp, illus (b/w, color). Laid in items. Item #12276

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