Title The Fisherman and His Wife. Translated by Gisela Rausch.
Book Condition Collectible: Good
Publisher Tabula Rasa Press 1984
Illustrator R. J. Tully.
Seller ID 140706010
LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies this is number 49, initialed by the printer, John Lathourakis, on the colophon. Type hand-set in 10 point Egmont. Miniature Book. 2 9/16 x 2 3/8 inches. 93, [1 blank] pp. Half-title, double-page title page printed in red and black with a silhouette illustration, 5 decorative initials, 7 full-page illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter light blue calf, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in black; binding square, rubbed. Good. Philipp Otto Runge was a German Romantic painter and draughtsman who died young. Early in his career, Runge published written versions of two local folk fairy tales, "The Fisherman and His Wife," and "The Almond Tree," which were later included among the tales published by the Brothers Grimm. Dedicated to Anthony, "who is not yet old enough to read but for whom such tales are told anyhow." Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 2601.
Otto Runge, The Fisherman and His Wife. Translated by Gisela Rausch, R. J. Tylly, Miniature Book, Tabula Rasa Press, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Fairy Tale, Juvenile