San Francisco: The Quilt Digest Press, 1986. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in teal, teal endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket.
Monograph on studio art quilts. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in 1986 curated by quilt dealer and scholar Penny McMorris and San Francisco quilt dealer and co-founder of the Quilt Digest Michael Kile, this book includes a history of quilting and presents work by artists who were pioneers in the field such as Nancy Crow, Terrie Mangat, Jan Myers-Newbury, Therese May and Pauline Burbidge. Illustrated with color and black-and-white; introduction by art critic John Perreault, with bibliography and index. Owner inscription to front endpaper. Light edgewear to unclipped dust jacket. Near fine. Item #6205