By William Shakespeare, adapted by Ann Keay Beneduce, illustrated by Gennady Spirin
First printing of this retelling of Shakespeare's magical classic, illustrated by award-winning artist Gennady Spirin in high Renaissance style.
Fine in near-fine dust jacket.
Praised for his sinuous, illuminated manuscript-like illustrations, Russian-born Gennady Spirin has been called "one of the world's most significant illustrators of children's books" by the NEW YORK TIMES. Spirin's artistry has earned him accolades including four gold medals from the Society of Illustrators – his watercolors imbue children's books with visual magic.
Read more: George James, "IN PERSON; The World of His Imagination," New York Times 7 December 1997.
New York: Philomel Books, (1996). 11'' x 8.25''. Original color pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($16.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color. 32 pages. Dust jacket with a hint of edgewear, a touch of toning to flaps. Clean and bright.
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