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Nutcracker  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  E. T. A Hoffmann - First Edition; First Printing - 1984 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. and Biblio.com

Nutcracker - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hoffmann, E. T. A

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


New York: Crown Publishers, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 051755285X . A charming first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike, ever so slightly rubbed dust-jacket; The tale of Nutcracker, written by E. T. A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences since then. Maurice Sendak designed sets and costumes for ballet Christmas productions and has created even more magnificent pictures for this book ; Color Illustrations .

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are . In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. Ralph Manheim, translator of Grimm's Fairy Tales and many other works, was a renowned German-language translator.




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