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    [Jarmilla Jelena Sobotova, book artist]. [Jirí Trnka, illustrator]. Favorite Tales From Grimm and Andersen. London: 1983. Finely bound.

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    [Jarmilla Jelena Sobotova, book artist]. [Jirí Trnka, illustrator]. Favorite Tales From Grimm and Andersen. London: Orbis, 1983. Quarto. 351 pages. Forty color plates by Trnka, with color and black and white illustrations in the text. Finely bound by renowned book artist Jarmila Jelena Sobotova (student of Jan Sobota). Purple silk moiré over boards. Green polished morocco backstrip. Cameo insets to the boards revealing hand-painted color vignettes after Trnka's illustrations. Purple double endpapers. Purple and green headbands. Purple-stained top edges with silver-tooled floral rolls. Housed in a custom box with two original drawings within. Minimal wear to bottom edge. A beautiful production in fine condition.



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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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