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THE GIRL IN THE APPLE From a Tuscan Folk Tale
(Egerton Ashford, Kent, UK): The Worlds End Press. 1984. hb. Tall 4to, Miniscule shelf wear to board edges; else in near fine condition and in original, slightly scuffed, slipcase. . A quite lovely and charming book, being a children's story drawn from an old Tuscan folk tale. Translated from the Italian by author and journalist Helena Attlee (the author of "Italian Gardens: A Cultural History"). The illustrator, Ann Brunskill, is a British printer, artist and etcher, who owns and operates The Worlds End Press (the publisher of this book). She cut the wood blocks for the illustrations in this book with a Japanese knife and hand coloured them. This is no 65 of an edition of 120 copies, set in Membo 24 point. Printed on a Lions Hand Press. Signed by the illustrator. Very scarce book. .
      [Bookseller: GREENFIELD BOOKS]
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