THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SNOWMAN is a pictorial look at the development and relevance of the snowman throughout history. Bob Eckstein traces its lineage from the Dark Ages to modern day, showing how often it pops up in famous pictures and how it has changed throughout time. In addition, it features over two hundred of Bob's beautiful illustrations.
THIS COPY (shown below) is signed by Bob Eckstein on the back of the end paper at his office. This copy also features a drawing by the artist in addition to the signature. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in September, 2018 by Phaidon Press.
BOB ECKSTEIN (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is our favorite cartoonist/illustrator/writer/artist whose work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Playboy, and more than a dozen other respected publications. He formerly taught at The School of Visual Arts and the Pratt Institute. An insight into his coolness is that he and his wife eloped - to Iceland! Thank you Bob Eckstein for signing our books.
THIS VIDEO was taken at Bob's office as he furiously signed our six hundred first printings of his previous book Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores so they would reach the store by pub date.