The MacMillan Company
12.5" x 9.25"
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With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek presents stylish, elegant London in This is London, published in 1959. Here this beloved illustrator shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops and Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. Sasek has cast his loving eye on London and the result are colorful, sophisticated pictures of one of the most exciting cities in the world, paired with a lively text that keeps a playful sense of fun while taking the reader to the highlights of one of the world’s great capitals. His brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved and remain true to his vision. The result is a treasure with an elegant, classic look and delightful narrative that will charm both children and their parents.