Item #21381 Agassu, Legend of the Leopard King. Rick Dupré, reteller.
Agassu, Legend of the Leopard King.
/RD, illustrator.

Agassu, Legend of the Leopard King.

Minneapolis: Carol Rhodabooks, 1993, 1st nl; shiny wrap-around picture on yellows, greens, and blues of a leopard by the sea, with a boat in the background, in jacket identical to boards, 8.6x11"; np. Picture Book hardback.

A West African hwenoho or historically based myth, telling of Agassu, descendant of the gods, who worked as a slave along the coast, was released by a powerful storm, and returned to his people to free them from evil rulers. The pictures are formed by collages of civil rights leaders overpainted with the scenes of the story and very short biographies follow. Gift condition.

CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; no names, as new, clean, tight straight, appears unread in like jacket. Item #21381

Price: $80.00

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