Author:Bernos de Gasztold, Carmen


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Prayers from the Ark.

By: Bernos de Gasztold, Carmen.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Macmillan and Company.: 1964

Seller ID: 32303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 71 pp. Decorative paper (white, gray, green) over boards with green cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. The same paper is used for the end papers. First published in French as 2 titles, "Le Mieux Aimé" (1947) and "Prières dans l'Arche" (1955), translated into English by Rumer Godden and first published in English as 1 volume in 1963, this is the third printing. Rumer Goden has written a 3 page foreword and a 5 page epilogue. Quite beautifully illustrated by Jean Primrose with black and gray line drawings on the versos of the text pages and with illumin... View more info

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The Creatures' Choir.

By: de Gasztold, Carmen Bernos. (Rumer Godden - translator).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26417

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 69 pp. Decorative paper over boards with brown cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French "Choral des Betes" by Rumer Godden who has also contributed a 5 page foreword.. This English edition was first published in the UK as "The Beasts' Choir" and pre-dates this American edition. The art work (decorations) consisting of drawings. illuminated letters and small vignette type sketches, is by Jean Primrose. The clipped dust jacket has some mild edge wear on the head edge. All-in-all, quite a handsome and well done book. View more info