Humperdinck, E.; illustrated by Yoshitaro Isaka; adapted by Eriko Kishida; translated by Ann Brannen
Title E. Humperdinck's HANSEL AND GRETEL
Book Condition Fine, in laminated pictorial boards; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with mild wear at the spine ends and faint creasing at the edges, front flap corner clipped.
Edition First edition, first printing. An entry in the series, Fantasia Pictorial: Stories from Famous Music.
Publisher (Tokyo): Gakken, (1971).
Seller ID 46939.00
Startling vivid, wonderfully grotesque picture-book retelling of Humperdinck's opera. Isaka--known by the nickname "Perro" or "Perozamurai"--was a prominent 60's-era graphic artist, the Peter Max of Japan, who died at age 42 in 1970.
Fairy Tales and Fables. Opera. Sixties. Picture Books. Illustrated Books. Music.