THE ADVENTURES OF PIOCCHIO. The Story of a Puppet. By Carlo Collodi. Illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev.
Price: $40.00 USD
Place Published: Vancouver, BC
Publisher: Simply Read Books
Date Published: 2002.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Fine in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 309656
First Printing of this new illustrated edition. Quarto, original red boards with black cloth spine, pictorial endpapers. 149 pp. Illustrated throughout with full-page colour plates and black & white drawings in the text by Ghiuselev. The book is the correct first printing, and the jacket is the first state with no award stickers. Promotional bookplate laid in. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
¶ Iassen Ghiuselev (born 1964) is an award winning Bulgarian illustrator of many classic stories. His illustrations are surreal and amazing, making this one of the most approachable editions of this great children's classic.