By the Brothers Grimm, retold by Barbara Rogansky, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Signed first printing of this lesser-known Brothers Grimm tale of two brothers' quest to find a magical cure for their father the king.
Fine in near fine dust jacket.
THE WATER OF LIFE
Trina Schart Hyman, the NEW YORK TIMES notes, "illustrated an entire shelf of children's books and inspired many others who worked in the genre." Hyman illustrated over 150 books over her busy career, for which she earned a Caldecott Medal and three Caldecott Honors. In addition to her work for children's books, she served as an art director and staff artist for beloved children's magazine CRICKET from 1972-1979.
Read more: Wolfgang Saxon, "Trina Schart Hyman, Book Illustrator, Dies at 65," New York Times 24 November 2004.
First edition. New York: Holiday House, (1986). 9.5'' x 8.5''. Original cloth-backed boards. Original unclipped ($14.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  leaves. Signed by Hyman and Rogansky to half-title page. Jacket with a hint of bumping to corners and spine ends. Sharp.
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