Saint George And The Dragon - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Margaret Hodges, From Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene
A most beautiful First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in a Near Fine dust-jacket with some minor closed tears along edges. Signed by author Margaret Hodges directly on the half-title page. A scarce copy in this condition, rare to find signed ;
Set "in the days when monsters and giants and fairy folk lived in England," Margaret Hodges recounts the battle between St. George and the Dragon - a creature so huge and fearsome that his tail "swept the land behind him for almost half a mile". (from the dust-jacket)
Winner of the 1985 Caldecott Medal.
Binding: 1/3 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Oblong 4to; 32 pages
Publisher: Boston Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1984.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; Color Illustrations