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AKIMBA AND THE MAGIC COW: A Folktale From Africa

ROSE, Anne and Hope Meryman (illustrator)

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ISBN 10: 059007492X / ISBN 13: 9780590074926
Published by Four Winds Press (1976), New York, 1976
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
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Small oblong 8vo. Publisher's light brown cloth in original pictorial dust jacket. Near fine in a very good plus jacket. Edges lightly rubbed; traces of soil; slight sunning to spine. Bright, clean, and tight throughout. Unpaginated. An attractive first edition of this African folktale retold by Anne Rose, with woodcuts by Hope Meryman. Bookseller Inventory # 17976

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Title: AKIMBA AND THE MAGIC COW: A Folktale From ...

Publisher: Four Winds Press (1976), New York

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good +

Edition: First Edition.

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A poor man repeatedly loses his magic animals through the trickery of his friend.

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