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Story of the Heart

SANDRA MAGSAMEN, LINELL NASH SMITH

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ISBN 10: 0847823369 / ISBN 13: 9780847823369
Published by Random House Inc January 2001, 2001
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Fine/no jacket GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Lavisly illustrated with colorfull and brilliant art work. Artful, highly interactive, and inspiring, The Story of the Heart is Magsamen's most ambitious publishing effort yet. This rich, tactile volume is brimming with special features that lend it a personal, handmade quality, a real gift from the heart. Japanese binding gives the volume the feeling of being hand-sewn as does the placement of a red cardboard heart on the cover. Other special interactive features include die-cut images; an accordion gatefold; a blue velvet heart; a 10-page miniature book; lift-the-flap squares; and specially cut pages.An uplifting emotional journey and tale of the human spirit, this irresistible book is an ideal gift for Valentine's Day or as a wedding gift, but its timeless, universal message of love and celebration of life make it a perfect token of affection year-round. Bookseller Inventory # 6453

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Title: Story of the Heart

Publisher: Random House Inc January 2001

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Edition: First Edition.

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A timeless tale of self-discovery, inspiration, and empowerment," The Story of the Heart" playfully and poignantly explores the many facets of love. This irresistible volume follows the Heart on its journey to find its place in the world. From uncertain beginnings, the Heart soon finds answers wherever it travels-- in the beauty of a small heart-shaped petal of an aromatic poppy, in the kiss of a just-married couple, in the memory of a lost friend, in a bold moment of adventure-- and in doing so, discovers its great capacity to love.
Featuring the signature vibrant, colorful illustrations and warm prose style of acclaimed artist Sandra Magsamen, "The Story of the Heart" is a gift of love itself. Page after page, Magsamen's calligraphy combines with special, interactive features to make the book a real treasure: a work seemingly crafted by hand. These features include a specially sewn binding and red cardboard heart on the cover; die-cut images; a ten-page miniature book; a blue velvet heart; lift-the-flap squares; plus specially cut and fold-out pages.
With its universally appealing message of love, wisdom, and celebration of life, "The Story of the Heart "is an inspiring token of affection year-round. It is a real treat for the heart, the soul, and the senses!

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Sharing a timeless message of love and the celebration of life, a colorful giftbook explores the meaning and complexities of love in a collection of dynamic, full-color, interactive illustrations and heartwarming prose. 25,000 first pirnting.

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