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Title: An Arctic Sketchbook. A Lecture Given at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, November 4, 1999. The Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lectures. Number Twelve.
Description: Toronto, Toronto Public Library. 1999, Limited Edition. (ISBN: 0920601456) Soft Cover. Ill.: James Houston. 31 pp, 8 1/2" H. Limited to an edition of 500 copies. B&w illustrations from 'Tika'liktak' and 'The White Archer' by the author. The text of a lecture by James Houston - "Mr. Houston's distinguished career as an author, illustrator and artist began fifty years ago, and like the Arctic community whose creations he brought to the attention of the world, it has flourished ever since. The books Mr. Houston has written and illustrated have contributed to the international knowledge and appreciation of the rich culture and traditions of Canada's aboriginal peoples, and have achieved that particularly enviable status of being well-loved classics." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean. Near Fine.

Keywords: Oborne Collection, Children's Books, Lectures, James Houston, Arctic, Canadian Authors, Artists, Illustrators, Inuit, Storytelling. 0920601456 James Houston.

Price: US$ 19.95 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 16493

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