By the Brothers Grimm, retold and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Signed first printing of this retelling of the beloved fairy tale, with lush illustrations by award-winning artist Trina Schart Hyman.
Near fine in very good plus dust jacket.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
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. Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1977). 10'' x 7.5''. Original brown cloth boards. Original unclipped ($14.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  leaves. Signed by Hyman to half-title page. Jacket with a bit of bumping to corners and spine ends, light edgewear; mild sunning to spine. Binding with a couple tiny spots of rubbing. Colors vibrant.
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