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    Edrien Nurse at Deer Hollow by Christine Bush Dustjacket Original Painting (Avalon Books, 1977). Author Bush describes her books as "sweet romances," and Edrien captures that attitude to perfection. The single-named artist lent uniformity and allure to any number of such titles. This entry is distinguished by a bucolic setting and a bold earth-toned background. Two lovely portraits of the title character include a miniature (at left) that was calculated to appear alone (the book's spine) when shelved. Seen full-on in this original state, the art conveys a haunting subtext, almost three-dimensional in forced perspective. Egg tempera and opaque watercolors (dry-brush effects) on deep-texture illustration board. Includes title-overlay on tracing paper. Image area, 9.75" x 12.25". Light toning, with marginal adhesive staining. Very Good condition.

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