/Felix Hoffmann, illustrator

The Sleeping Beauty.

London: Oxford University Press, 1959/1959, true 1st English printing sd, translated by Peter Collier; grey clothbacked white boards, with wrap around illustration of the king and his little daughter, Briar Rose, looking from the castle tower, taupe endpapers with white roses, coloured pictures drawn on stone and printed in Switzerland; in jacket identical to boards; 8.4x11.9; np. Picture book hardback.

The busy life of the castle and its long sleep under the hedge of thorns are beautifully rendered.

CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, tight, straight, clean, spine nice, pages clean and flat, bottom corner bumped; in clean jacket w tiny chip on bottom back corner, half inch chip on spine foot, lightly rubbed along spine margin, unclipped 12/6. Item #21839

Price: $95.00