Title: Spring World, Awake
Author: Mildred Corell Luckhardt, et al.
Illustrator: Ralph McDonald
Year: 1970 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Book Condition: Near Excellent
Jacket Condition: Very Good

 

Description: "From Hebrew bard to Eskimo hunter, Greek fisherman to American cowboy—in all lands, down the ages, the heart has rejoiced at the return of Spring.
In Spring World, Awake Mildred Corell Luckhardt gathers a golden bouquet of stories and ballads, poems, fantasies, fairy tales, and folk legends from the world around. Featured are feasts and festivals and special days in this season of celebration."

Contains many excellent b&w and three-colour monochrome illustrations.

Light green cloth boards with black embossed text on front and spine. Spine and corners perfectly straight. Jacket has been skilfully repaired at the spine head on the inside. Spine somewhat faded and lightly rubbed along its extremities. Not price-clipped (bears original price of $6.95). Previous owner's name and year of acquisition inscribed very neatly on ffep in blue ballpoint. ffep lightly creased in upper corner. A hint of tanning present in the gutter, otherwise all pages are in pristine condition: crisp, clean, and with not a jot of foxing in sight. Super-tight binding.

Measures 24 cm × 18 cm (9.6″ × 7.2″). Large 8vo. 352 pp.

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