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  • WALKING WORDS. by Galeano, Eduardo (1940-2015). Woodcuts by Jose Francisco Borges.
    Galeano, Eduardo (1940-2015). Woodcuts by Jose Francisco Borges.
    WALKING WORDS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual collaboration by this writer from Uruguay- and artist from Brazil - one which "draws on the folklore of rural and urban Latin America to discover and retell 'the stories of ghouls and fools that Id like to write.' . . beautifully illustrated by the Brazilian woodcut artist JosŽ Francisco Borges" Translated from the Spanish by Mark Fried. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-393037827.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74837
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  • THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time. by Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.
    Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.
    THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    Columbus, Ohio Ariel Press, (1984). Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with black and white drawings by Mark Peyton. 106 pp. ISBN: 0-89804-0450.

    Condition: Very near fine in maroon cloth with gilt lettering,no dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57968
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  • THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV. by [Krylov, Ivan] retold by Ethel Heins, illustrated by Anita Lobel,
    [Krylov, Ivan] retold by Ethel Heins, illustrated by Anita Lobel,
    THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of twelve tales of Krylov, the 19th century Russian poet and fabulist, beautifully illustrated in full color by award-winning artist Anita Lobel, Author's notes and sources. Large format. 32 pp. ISBN: 0-688-123104.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51912
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  • EAST AFRICAN WHY? STORIES. by Ogot, Pamela.
    Ogot, Pamela.
    EAST AFRICAN WHY? STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    (Nairobi, Kenya): East African Publishing House, (1966.). First edition - Edited by Cynthia Hunter and Robin Fawcett. Illustrated with single color pictures (blue, red, green, etc.) by Terry Hirst. The author's first book for children, stories collected when she was a child living near Lake Nyanza in Kenya. East African Junior Library No. 1. An appealing small booklet, written at a level for a young child just beginning to read English. 44 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 29723
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  • EAST AFRICAN HOW? STORIES. by Ogot, Pamela.
    Ogot, Pamela.
    EAST AFRICAN HOW? STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    (Nairobi, Kenya): East African Publishing House, (1966.). First edition - Edited by Cynthia Hunter and Robin Fawcett. Illustrated with single color pictures (blue, red, green, etc.) by Terry Hirst. The author's second book for children, stories collected when she was a child living near Lake Nyanza in Kenya. East African Junior Library No. 2. An appealing small booklet, written at a level for a young child just beginning to read English. 44 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 29724
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  • BEASTLY TALES FROM HERE AND THERE. by Seth, Vikram.
    Seth, Vikram.
    BEASTLY TALES FROM HERE AND THERE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of animal fables in verse by this noted Indian author. From the dust jacket flap: "Familiar characters in a new and magical form, such as the greedy crocodile who was outwitted by the monkey or the steady tortoise who out-ran the hare, here take their place beside a newly minted gallery of characters and creatures who are quirky, comical and always fun. Of the ten fables told here, two come from India [including the delightful story of the louse and the mosquito], two from China, two from Greece, two from the Ukraine, and two, as the author puts it, 'came directly to me from the land of…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of animal fables in verse by this noted Indian author. From the dust jacket flap: "Familiar characters in a new and magical form, such as the greedy crocodile who was outwitted by the monkey or the steady tortoise who out-ran the hare, here take their place beside a newly minted gallery of characters and creatures who are quirky, comical and always fun. Of the ten fables told here, two come from India [including the delightful story of the louse and the mosquito], two from China, two from Greece, two from the Ukraine, and two, as the author puts it, 'came directly to me from the land of Gup.' " Illustrated with line drawings by Ravi Shankar, who also did the amusing dust jacket art. Small square format. 130 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0171154.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (crease to one leaf).

    Book ID: 63102
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