The Tortoise and the Sword.

7579 The Tortoise and the Sword by Beatrice Tanaka, 7579 The Tortoise and the Sword by Beatrice Tanaka

"A Vietnamese epic poem by Nguyen Trai, with an historical background. Le Loi, a 15th c peasant boy, leads a successful ten-year struggle against Chinese domination. When the battles are over,, a tortoise rises from the lake to swallow Le Loi's sword." Illustrated in the author's black and white block prints."

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7579 The Tortoise and the Sword by Beatrice Tanaka
7579 The Tortoise and the Sword by Beatrice Tanaka
The Tortoise and the Sword.
Tanaka, Beatrice.
/BT, illustrator.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard; 1972, 1st printing. Library binding, 6.8x10; 46 pp.
Picture Book Hardback.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; 0.5" nick taped in on dw back.
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7579 The Tortoise and the Sword by Beatrice Tanaka
Control Number: 
7579