North Chicago: Abbott Laboratories, 1942. Thomas Benton. 1st edition. Wraps. 1st edition. A Good copy. Folio, 9 pages, with 7 color images of the paintings, with text and captions for each image. Illustrated wrappers. The wraps are lightly soiled. The wrapper's spine is partially split, but still holding. Small abrasion from a sticker removal on the rear panel. Good. Good. Item #23394
The 1942 illustrated brochure of Benton's series of War Paintings, The Year in Peril 1942. The exhibition drew over 75,000 visitors in New York in 1942. Federal officials eventually deemed the images too brutal for widespread viewing, and cancel further distribution of the series.