Signed first printing of this modern fairy tale of China, in which a princess with super strength competes with her unworthy suitors.
ALL THE KING'S HORSES
THE GUARDIAN identifies Michael Foreman as "one of the best-known British writer-illustrators," in part thanks to his remarkable output: since he began his career in 1961, he has published over 300 books for children and adults. He has earned two Kate Greenaway Medals, and has twice been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Read more: "Michael Foreman: 50 years of picture books," The Guardian 22 Feb 2010.
First edition. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1976. 11'' x 8.5''. Original color pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as issued). Illustrated in color.  pages. Signed by Foreman to title page. Spine with a touch of sunning, spine ends a bit bumped; a couple tiny spots of soil near edges. Leaves with a hint of foxing to margins. Bright.
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