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Benkei, the boy-giant by  Irv (illustrator)  Marjorie G; Docktor - First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated) - 1958 - from Owl & Company Bookshop and Biblio.com

Benkei, the boy-giant

by Fribourg, Marjorie G; Docktor, Irv (illustrator)

Condition: Two small tears to lightly worn DJ protected in archival brodart, light edgewear to DJ, bottom-rear corner mildly bumped, bottom


New York: Sterling, 1958. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Two small tears to lightly worn DJ protected in archival brodart, light edgewear to DJ, bottom-rear corner mildly bumped, bottom-front corner barely rubbed, else near fine(-) in very good(+) DJ.. Octavo in black DJ; 44 p, color and b&w illus ; 22 cm. Legends; Lore -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction. || Benkei (1155-1189), was a Japanese warrior monk who served Minamoto no Yoshitsune. He is commonly depicted as a man of great strength and loyalty, and a popular subject of Japanese folklore.


  • Bookseller: Owl & Company Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 80504
  • Title: Benkei, the boy-giant
  • Author: Fribourg, Marjorie G; Docktor, Irv (illustrator)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Two small tears to lightly worn DJ protected in archival brodart, light edgewear to DJ, bottom-rear corner mildly bumped, bottom
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1958
  • Bookseller catalogs: Mythology and Lore; Children's Books, Young Adult and Juvenile Literature;

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