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LONGHOUSE WINTER . IROQUOIS TRANSFORMATION TALES

Jones, Hettie (adapter)

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ISBN 10: 0030867452 / ISBN 13: 9780030867453
Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1972
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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8vo. (24 cm.) unpaged (44p.). Profusely (!) illustrated in full color water color sketches by Nicholas Gaetano. Green paper over boards with yellow letters on the spine. Just hints of wear to extremities, else fine with clean covers, bright letters, and not internal markings. Dust jacket has a short tear up from the bottom of the front panel, else near fine to fine and not price-clipped. This is a book of Iroquois transformation tales retold by Hettie Jones. She was born in Brooklyn and educated at Mary Washigton College of the Univeristy of Virginia. She was a freelance writer, teacher and the manager of the Partisan Review. She wrote many books for young people, including the following: POEMS NOW, THE MOBILIZATION EXPERIENCE and THE TREES STAND SHINING. Nicholas "Nick" Gaetano was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado and educated at the Art Center College of Design. The winner of numerous awards for his designs, Gaetano created the 35th Anniversary Edition cover art for the works of Ayn Rand. LONGHOUSE WINTER was the first book Gaetano illustrated. His technique is geometric, very tightly controlled watercolor which incorporates some original designs used by the Iroquois in their crafts. Bookseller Inventory # 007990

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Title: LONGHOUSE WINTER . IROQUOIS TRANSFORMATION ...

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Nicholas Gaetano

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Four tales of transformation originally told only in wintertime around the longhouse fires of the Iroquois.

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