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Author Name    Otto Runge (1777-1810).

Title   The Fisherman and His Wife. Translated by Gisela Rausch.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Publisher   Morro Bay: Tabula Rasa Press, 1984

Illustrator   R. J. Tully.

Seller ID   140706011

LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies this is number 139, 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 silver; binding square, light wear to spine. Very 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

Price = 40.00 USD

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