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Kantchil’s Lime Pit and Other Stories from Indonesia. By Harold Courlander, with  Illustrations by Robert Kane. by  Harold Courlander - Signed First Edition - 1950 - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 205)

Kantchil’s Lime Pit and Other Stories from Indonesia. By Harold Courlander, with Illustrations by Robert Kane.

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Kantchil’s Lime Pit and Other Stories from Indonesia. By Harold Courlander, with Illustrations by Robert Kane.

by Courlander, Harold

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Courlander, Harold. Kantchil's Lime Pit and Other Stories from Indonesia. By Harold Courlander, with Illustrations by Robert Kane. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. First edition, this copy signed and inscribed by both the author and the illustrator. [x; 150 pages] Printed on laid paper. 24 cm; green cloth with a beige cloth spine, stamped front cover illustration, brown lettering on spine. Dust jacket has clipped corners, with the price of $2.75 intact. A series of stories around Kantchil, a tiny mouse deer that stands only one foot high. This is a book written to bring folklore to children, with stories about wise men and foolish men, heroes, rajas, animals of the forest and the river. With a glossary and guide to pronunciation at the end. The dust jacket has some wear across the top, generally good, The book is in very good condition, some wear at the head and foot of the spine.

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Bookseller
G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
205
Title
Kantchil’s Lime Pit and Other Stories from Indonesia. By Harold Courlander, with Illustrations by Robert Kane.
Author
Courlander, Harold
Illustrator
Robert Kane
Format/Binding
Printed on laid paper. 24 cm; green cloth with a beige cloth spine, stamped front cover illustration, brown lettering on spine.
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt, Brace and Company,
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1950
Keywords
Indonesia, Children's Stories, Illustrated Books, Signed Inscribed Books, Folklore
Size
24 cm

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