Abigayil: The Story of the Cat at the Manger. Illustrated by Marshall Goodman

By: Rouben Mamoulian (1897-1987)

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Good


Not Quite a Miniature Book. 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [46] pp. Color cat-vignette on the title page, color illustrations throughout by Marshall Goodman; text clean, unmarked, paper lightly toned. Silver-stamped yellow leather, marbled end-leaves; binding square and tight, light soiling to covers, inner hinge cracked at pp. 41-42. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK220-025. Good. LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies. Designed and folded by Norman Forgue, William Muns made the negatives and stripped the three-color negatives, bound by Bela Blau. This is a facsimile reprint of the first and only edition of Rouben Mamoulian's story of the cat who attended the birth of Christ. Mamoulian directed many films, including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), considered to be the best film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of a man who takes a potion which turns him from a mild-mannered man of science into a homicidal maniac. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 1926.

Title: Abigayil: The Story of the Cat at the Manger. Illustrated by Marshall Goodman

Author Name: Rouben Mamoulian (1897-1987)

Illustrator: Marshall Goodman

Categories: Miniature Book,

Publisher: Skokie, IL, The Black Cat Press: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GKK220-025

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