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The Remarkable History of Chicken Little, by John Greene Chandler.
Watertown, MA Bromer, Anne & David 1979 - Two volumes, one miniature and one micro-miniature in size. 49; (23)pp. From an edition of thirty-five deluxe, numbered copies signed by Darrell Hyder, the printer, and Janet Hobbs, the illustrator, this is the publisher's copy. The first volume contains six hand-colored drawings by Hobbs, with the text of this famous children’s story taken from the original manuscript, and includes previously unpublished moralizing passages the author had omitted when the book first appeared in 1840. Introduction by Herbert H. Hosmer, Jr., the great-great grandnephew of the author of this timeless classic, John Greene Chandler. The second book, micro-miniature in size, is the text of the first edition of 1840 and contains an illuminated opening initial by Hobbs. Books bound by the Green Dragon Bindery in morocco-backed marbled boards. Endpapers of larger version watermarked with a chicken. Housed together in a specially designed marbled slipcase. Extremely fine. (2 1/4 by 2; 58x50mm; 1 1/4 by 1; 32x26mm). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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