Book #29437

Saint George And The Dragon - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Margaret Hodges, From Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene

Binding: 1/3 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Oblong 4to; 32 pages
Publisher: Boston Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1984.
ISBN: 0316367893
Illustrator: Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman

Price: $190.00

A charming first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, little rubbing and bumping to cloth spine in a Very Good+, edgeworn dust-jacket.

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; Color Illustrations.