STORY ABOUT PING. MARJORIE FLACK.
STORY ABOUT PING
STORY ABOUT PING
STORY ABOUT PING
STORY ABOUT PING

FLACK AND WIESE IN MODERN CLASSIC

(WIESE, KURT)illus.

STORY ABOUT PING

FLACK,MARJORIE. THE STORY ABOUT PING. NY: Viking 1933. 8vo (7 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of edge rubbing else fine in VG+ dust wrapper with two small closed tears and slight rubbing. First edition. The story is about a little Chinese duckling who lives on a houseboat in Peking. Illustrated with wonderful color lithographs by KURT WIESE. Bader says "this, with "Honk" [the Moose] are "probably his best work in color." She also notes that "this was one of the first instances in picture books proper of a story being written by one person to be pictured by another and as the first notable instance... it was bound to be influential." p.66-7. Very scarce.

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Price: $2,250.00

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