McNeer, May and Ward, Lynd, set down and illustrated by
Title PRINCE BANTAM: Being the Adventures of Yoshitsune the Brave and his Faithful Henchman Great Benkei of the Western Pagoda
Book Condition Very good: lightly worn, some mild discoloration, fading, and a few spots of pale stain to covers, faint spotting to fore-edge; in pale green pictorial cloth; no dust jacket. Tall octavo.
Publisher New York: The Children's Book Club, Inc., (1929).
Seller ID 49579.00
The first of many collaborations between the husband and wife team is a retelling of the Japanese creation myth, wonderfully designed, with striking b&w interior art, green monochrome doublespread endsheet art and full-color frontispiece.
Myth and Legend. Japanese Literature. Science Fiction/Fantasy. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books.