The Nutcracker and the Mouse-King

Austria; Published in US Natick, MA: Neugebauer Press; Picture Book Studio, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (spine ends show some pushing, some tiny pushes to the board bottoms) in a Fine dust jacket. Each tale was originally written by German Romantic author of fantasy and Gothic horror, E.T. A. Hoffmann (who also was a jurist, composer, music critic and artist), in whose stories supernatural and sinister characters moved in and out of people’s lives. For this book, these two popular tales have been translated and adapted by Athena Bell and illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. A Fine copy. Fine / fine. Item #2980

Price: $45.00