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The Rising of the Wind: Adventures Along the Beaufort Scale

Yvart, Jacques;Forgeot, Claire

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ISBN 10: 0881380318 / ISBN 13: 9780881380316
Published by Green Tiger Press, San Diego, CA, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Some faint spotting of the gray cloth binding, otherwise a fine hardcover first Green Tiger editon. No DJ. Pasted color plate on cover. MEDIA SHIPPING ONLY. Bookseller Inventory # 046740

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Title: The Rising of the Wind: Adventures Along the...

Publisher: Green Tiger Press, San Diego, CA

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Green Tiger Edition

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THE RISING OF THE WIND 1984 Green Tiger press 1st ed A beautiful hardcover book published by Green Tiger Press (English edition 1984), Printed and bound in France. A lovely copy- a unique and special combination of original art, science, poetry, and calligraphy. Folio grey cloth with bright color pastedown on front cover. Illustrated endpapers and color illustrations by Claire Forgeot throughout. Scarce in the Green Tiger edition. Near Fine interior. Modest water stains to boards. A gem. Now in reprint by Simon & Schuster. Rising of the Wind Adventures Along the Beaufort Scale by Jacques Yvart (author) and Claire Forgeot (illustrator). Beautifully illustrated folio book that explains the Beaufort Scale through the tale of two children who visit a blind poet who honors the sea by singing songs of the wind and the waves. Wonderfully evocative full-color illustrations, and marginal notes offering a glossary of nautical and astronomical terms.

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