/Felix Hoffmann, illustrator.

The Bearskinner.

New York: Atheneum, 1978, 1st US; red boards and jacket with soldier in uniform,grey-brown endpapers; in jacket identical to boards; 8.25x11.8; np. Picture Book Hardback.

A young soldier, out of work after the war, makes a bargain to wear a bear skin, and not to pray, for seven years in exchange for life long prosperity. Hoffman's work on this book was cut short by his death in 1975, but published as an interesting work in progress.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus jacket, no names or other marks, straight, tight, top-edge dirt lightly speckled; interior as new; in crisp jacket with tiny wear to corner tips; clipped jacket. Item #21085

Price: $12.00

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