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Goblins!: A Survival Guide and Fiasco in Four Parts

Froud, Brian;Berk, Ari

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ISBN 10: 0810949415 / ISBN 13: 9780810949416
Published by Harry N Abrams, N. Y., 2004
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Very fine, clean, crisp and unread first printing of this beautifully produced Abrams book. SIGNED boldly with their names only by Froud and Berk on a special large illustrated Goblin bookplate with upside down goblins looking over, and the first of the many goblin annotations and notes which continue humorously throughout the book.they have much to say! Bound in wonderful illustrated padded boards with wrap-around art work, decorative endpapers of swirling marble patterns where sharp young eyes can spot hidden goblins. 'Goblins' names, pictures and describes the habitats, known history and indications of presence of all the species of goblins.with the derogatory notes of other goblins, or notes of approval on their own bios. These goblins are not shy and their two creators are extravagantly talented. Wonderful artwork and great and funny text. Anti-Goblin Device in attached envelope at the back. You won't want to use it! I found the Goblin-Realm a delightful place to be!. Bookseller Inventory # 3146

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Title: Goblins!: A Survival Guide and Fiasco in ...

Publisher: Harry N Abrams, N. Y.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: SIGNED

Edition: First Edition.

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The illustrator of the popular Pressed Fairy albums and the author of The Runes of Elfland share their collaborative "investigations" into the maleficent world of goblins, in a nonsensical volume that profiles common goblin traits and offers advice on what to do if one's home becomes goblin infested. 50,000 first printing.

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Brian Froud is an award-winning illustrator, author, and faery authority. His books include the international best-sellers Faeries, Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, Lady Cottington's Fairy Album, and The Faeries' Oracle. He also served as the conceptual designer on Jim Henson's films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Froud lives in Devon, England. Ari Berk is a folklorist, poet, and scholar of literature, ethnography, iconography, and comparative myth. He is also the author of popular titles for children, as well as The Runes of Elfland with Brian Froud. Berk is associate professor of English at Central Michigan University.

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