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  • THE GOLDEN TOUCH. by Hawthorne, Nathaniel; illustrated by Richard Salvucci.
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel; illustrated by Richard Salvucci.
    THE GOLDEN TOUCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic story by Hawthorne, a retelling of the King Midas tale, illustrated by Richard Salvucci as a title in the "Night Lights - A Glow In The Dark Book" series. Small square format. 32 pp. ISBN: 0-312-572840.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to spine and edges of dj)

    Book ID: 58124
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  • EYES OF THE DRAGON. by Leaf, Margaret; Illustrated by Ed Young.
    Leaf, Margaret; Illustrated by Ed Young.
    EYES OF THE DRAGON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story based on a Chinese folktale. An artist agrees to paint the Dragon King on the wall of a Chinese village to protect the people, but then the magistrate demanded one final touch - that the eyes of the dragon be painted. Illustrated in full color by Caldecott winning artist Ed Lee. Editor's note. Oblong format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-688061567.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some crinkling to the upper edge of several pages, short closed tears to dj)

    Book ID: 75877
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  • THE TWO BROTHERS OF DIFFERENT SEX: A Story from the Chinese. by Legrand, Edy, illustrator.
    Legrand, Edy, illustrator.
    THE TWO BROTHERS OF DIFFERENT SEX: A Story from the Chinese.

    Edition: First printing.

    London & Emmaus PA: Rodale Press, (1955.). Hardcover first edition - A lovely little "minature" book wih three full color illustrations by Edy Legrand. A Chinese folk tale in which an old couple befriends an old soldier and his son during a snow storm. Translation by Frances Hume from the French version by Stanislas Julien. 51 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in red boards, in the original glassine wrapper (edgewear to wrapper.)

    Book ID: 54715
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  • Momaday, N. Scott.
    THE ANCIENT CHILD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the ancient Kiowa tale of a boy who turned into a bear.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket. (just a hint of wear at the top of the spine on the dj.)

    Book ID: 11834
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