I remember having this book in my collection, and that couple embracing was reproduced from a photo of Fred and his wife Mercedes, because I remember now after seeing this cover that my Aunt Millie (Fred's mother) had that photograph and showed it to me. It was a shot of them standing embraced in what may have been Central Park. This is another of those works where I just love the way Fred is able to make bold colors harmonize.
It is really fantastic to find a series that Pfeiffer was painting. When you go into a used store, it is usually the first (and easiest) place to look for another book under the same author. It looks like Fred did the whole Pocket series for Daphne DuMaurier and Pearl S. Buck. At least for a certain year of printing.
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