Near Fine in near fine jacket. Hardcover with glossy illustrated paper boards in dust jacket, 1977 (no edition stated, but this looks/feels like a later printing), oblong quarto, unpaginated, illustrated in color. Book near fine with hint of shelfwear to corners and spine ends, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ near fine with hint of edgewear and rubbing, now in archival mylar wrap.
Jorg Muller. Very Good + in very good + jacket. A bear faces an identity crisis after awakening from hibernation to find that a factory has been constructed over his den. Tight binding. No chips, tears, creases or written inscriptions on pages. Dust jacket is NOT price-clipped and is in a clear, archival, removable Brodart sleeve. Some creases on jacket flaps. A few small tears around edges of jacket. Beautifully illustrated through a mixed technique of color pencil and airbrush. Size: Sm 4to (9" to 11"). Thrift on Kent. Dec. 1/14.
Muller, Jorg. Fine in Fine jacket. 10 x 10. Adapted from book by well-known American animator, screenwriter, author (THE BEAR THAT WASN'T-1946). A thought-provoking book for all ages. An appealing bear comes out of hibernation & his forced to work in a factory. No one believes he is really a bear. Although bewildered at the fate forced upon him, in the end he is true to his own nature. Highlights issues of environment, identity & pursuit of self-a modern fable. A funny, poignant & engaging story. Swiss author Steiner & artist Muller have won many awards.
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