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W. Jenkyn Thomas

Published by University of Wales Press, United Kingdom (1996)

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About this Item: University of Wales Press, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Welsh Fairy Book is the finest example of Welsh book illustration to have been produced in the ferment of the early twentieth century. Published originally in 1907, the stories collected here were set in prose by the Welsh folklorist W. Jenkyn Thomas, editor of classical texts and of the poetry collection Penillion Telyn (1894), and illustrated by the Hungarian graphic artist Willy Pogany in the art nouveau idiom that was at the height of its popularity in the first decade of the twentieth century. This edition includes an introduction by Juliette Wood, chronicling and contextualising changing attitudes towards the work of folklorists and Welsh folk studies, to present again this important example of illustrated text from Wales. Seller Inventory # AAR9780708312575

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W. Jenkyn Thomas

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About this Item: University of Wales Press, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Welsh Fairy Book is the finest example of Welsh book illustration to have been produced in the ferment of the early twentieth century. Published originally in 1907, the stories collected here were set in prose by the Welsh folklorist W. Jenkyn Thomas, editor of classical texts and of the poetry collection Penillion Telyn (1894), and illustrated by the Hungarian graphic artist Willy Pogany in the art nouveau idiom that was at the height of its popularity in the first decade of the twentieth century. This edition includes an introduction by Juliette Wood, chronicling and contextualising changing attitudes towards the work of folklorists and Welsh folk studies, to present again this important example of illustrated text from Wales. Seller Inventory # AAR9780708312575

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Padraic Colum

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Willy Pogany (illustrator). annotated edition. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Without doubt, The King of Ireland s Son is the best of Padraic Colum s books. Originally published in 1916, this classic has stood the test of time and remains one of the greatest set of tales ever-full of humor, imagination and drama. This edition has been freshly typeset in a modern font, as well as carefully edited, annotated and endnoted, allowing the reader to enter fully into all the often playful subtlety of meaning Colum gives to the names, places and objects in the tale. In addition, the pronunciation of the Irish and Celtic names and words has been noted, often with a background note or two as to their meaning. These are no stories retold by an academic or scholar, but rousing, living tales recounted from Colum s own childhood in Ireland. There, as a boy, he heard firsthand the myths and sagas, folk and fairy tales from itinerant storytellers who wandered the roads and told their stories in exchange for a roof over their heads and a bite to eat. He was a witness to the last generation of a long tradition stretching far back into the mists of time. Colum won awards and recognition aplenty for his work in his adopted country, the United States, and for the whole of his long life he carried on the storyteller s tradition. Even now, though he is long gone from us, his voice still sounds fresh and clear and full of life through the written text. Willy Pogany, a Hungarian artist, was a contemporary of Colum. He illustrated this volume with a wonderful sense of artistic fantasy and playfulness. Seller Inventory # APC9781479314782

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Padraic Colum

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Willy Pogany (illustrator). annotated edition. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Without doubt, The King of Ireland s Son is the best of Padraic Colum s books. Originally published in 1916, this classic has stood the test of time and remains one of the greatest set of tales ever-full of humor, imagination and drama. This edition has been freshly typeset in a modern font, as well as carefully edited, annotated and endnoted, allowing the reader to enter fully into all the often playful subtlety of meaning Colum gives to the names, places and objects in the tale. In addition, the pronunciation of the Irish and Celtic names and words has been noted, often with a background note or two as to their meaning. These are no stories retold by an academic or scholar, but rousing, living tales recounted from Colum s own childhood in Ireland. There, as a boy, he heard firsthand the myths and sagas, folk and fairy tales from itinerant storytellers who wandered the roads and told their stories in exchange for a roof over their heads and a bite to eat. He was a witness to the last generation of a long tradition stretching far back into the mists of time. Colum won awards and recognition aplenty for his work in his adopted country, the United States, and for the whole of his long life he carried on the storyteller s tradition. Even now, though he is long gone from us, his voice still sounds fresh and clear and full of life through the written text. Willy Pogany, a Hungarian artist, was a contemporary of Colum. He illustrated this volume with a wonderful sense of artistic fantasy and playfulness. Seller Inventory # APC9781479314782

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Pogány, Nándor, comp.

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About this Item: ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 153271102

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Dr Ignacz Kunos

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Willy Pogany (illustrator). Illustrated, Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales is a collection of Turkish fairy tales compiled by Dr. Ignac Kunos, a Hungarian-born linguist who, having an interest in the Turkish dialect and folk tradition, collected several volumes of oral fairy tales, not through reading and study, but by travelling around the Turkish country and listening to storytellers. In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Kunos describes the stories as being closer to the fairy tales of European tradition than those in Arabian Nights, seeking to dissuade his readers of any notion of Orientalism. However, the fact that these tales are thematically similar to their Western counterparts - containing stories of princesses and dragons, witches and white horses, heroes and villains - should not be surprising to any frequent reader of fairy tales. They are so often, in some way, international. One striking element of these tales from Turkey is the frequent presence of the over-sized supernatural beings referred to as Dews (or on occasion simply Arabs !) - known elsewhere in Islamic folklore as Devis or Jin (Europeanized as Genie ). With their towering form their closest cognate in the European tradition would be the figure of the giant, with some fairy-like elements thrown in for good measure. Like giants they are normally malevolent towards humans, but are sometimes friendly and helpful. EXCERPT from Forty-Four Fairy Tales Preface The fairyland of the Turks is approached by a threefold road, in most cases the realm can be reached only on the back of a Pegasus, or by the aid of the peris. One must either ascend to the seventh sphere above the earth by the help of the anka-bird, or descend to the seventh sphere below the earth by the help of a dew. A multitude of serais and kiosks are at the disposal of the heroes of the tales, - thousands of birds of gayest plumage warble their tuneful lays, and in the flower-gardens the most wonderful odours intoxicate the senses. Seller Inventory # APC9781541154049

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Willy Pogany

Published by Dover Publications Inc., United States (2009)

ISBN 10: 0486470466 ISBN 13: 9780486470467

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About this Item: Dover Publications Inc., United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Green ed.. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Famed in the early twentieth century for his Art Nouveau-style depictions of episodes from mythology, Willy Pogany illustrated books for readers of all ages. This collection -- featuring the best examples of design, illustration, and calligraphy from the artist s early career -- returns a long-neglected master illustrator to the public eye. The Hungarian-born artist studied in Paris and worked in London for a decade before his arrival in the United States in 1915. In addition to his successes as a muralist, set designer, and art instructor, Pogany illustrated more than 100 books. This is the first collection of his selected works, featuring many hard-to-find images that have been out of print for more than 80 years. More than 100 color and black-and-white illustrations include scenes from fairy tales and adventure stories such as Wagner s Ring cycle of Parsifal, Lohengrin, and Tannhauser. Other sources of inspiration include a 1908 edition of Faust, Gulliver s Travels, and Nathaniel Hawthorne s A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales. Seller Inventory # BTE9780486470467

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Dr Ignacz Kunos

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Willy Pogany (illustrator). Illustrated, Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales is a collection of Turkish fairy tales compiled by Dr. Ignac Kunos, a Hungarian-born linguist who, having an interest in the Turkish dialect and folk tradition, collected several volumes of oral fairy tales, not through reading and study, but by travelling around the Turkish country and listening to storytellers. In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Kunos describes the stories as being closer to the fairy tales of European tradition than those in Arabian Nights, seeking to dissuade his readers of any notion of Orientalism. However, the fact that these tales are thematically similar to their Western counterparts - containing stories of princesses and dragons, witches and white horses, heroes and villains - should not be surprising to any frequent reader of fairy tales. They are so often, in some way, international. One striking element of these tales from Turkey is the frequent presence of the over-sized supernatural beings referred to as Dews (or on occasion simply Arabs !) - known elsewhere in Islamic folklore as Devis or Jin (Europeanized as Genie ). With their towering form their closest cognate in the European tradition would be the figure of the giant, with some fairy-like elements thrown in for good measure. Like giants they are normally malevolent towards humans, but are sometimes friendly and helpful. EXCERPT from Forty-Four Fairy Tales Preface The fairyland of the Turks is approached by a threefold road, in most cases the realm can be reached only on the back of a Pegasus, or by the aid of the peris. One must either ascend to the seventh sphere above the earth by the help of the anka-bird, or descend to the seventh sphere below the earth by the help of a dew. A multitude of serais and kiosks are at the disposal of the heroes of the tales, - thousands of birds of gayest plumage warble their tuneful lays, and in the flower-gardens the most wonderful odours intoxicate the senses. Seller Inventory # APC9781541154049

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Padraic Colum

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About this Item: Createspace. Paperback. Condition: New. Willy Pogany (illustrator). This item is printed on demand. 254 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.Without doubt, The King of Irelands Son is the best of Padraic Colums books. Originally published in 1916, this classic has stood the test of time and remains one of the greatest set of tales everfull of humor, imagination and drama. This edition has been freshly typeset in a modern font, as well as carefully edited, annotated and endnoted, allowing the reader to enter fully into all the often playful subtlety of meaning Colum gives to the names, places and objects in the tale. In addition, the pronunciation of the Irish and Celtic names and words has been noted, often with a background note or two as to their meaning. These are no stories retold by an academic or scholar, but rousing, living tales recounted from Colums own childhood in Ireland. There, as a boy, he heard firsthand the myths and sagas, folk and fairy tales from itinerant storytellers who wandered the roads and told their stories in exchange for a roof over their heads and a bite to eat. He was a witness to the last generation of a long tradition stretching far back into the mists of time. Colum won awards and recognition aplenty for his work in his adopted country, the United States, and for the whole of his long life he carried on the storytellers tradition. Even now, though he is long gone from us, his voice still sounds fresh and clear and full of life through the written text. Willy Pogany, a Hungarian artist, was a contemporary of Colum. He illustrated this volume with a wonderful sense of artistic fantasy and playfulness. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781479314782

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W. Jenkyn Thomas

Published by University of Wales Press, United Kingdom (1996)

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About this Item: University of Wales Press, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The Welsh Fairy Book is the finest example of Welsh book illustration to have been produced in the ferment of the early twentieth century. Published originally in 1907, the stories collected here were set in prose by the Welsh folklorist W. Jenkyn Thomas, editor of classical texts and of the poetry collection Penillion Telyn (1894), and illustrated by the Hungarian graphic artist Willy Pogany in the art nouveau idiom that was at the height of its popularity in the first decade of the twentieth century. This edition includes an introduction by Juliette Wood, chronicling and contextualising changing attitudes towards the work of folklorists and Welsh folk studies, to present again this important example of illustrated text from Wales. Seller Inventory # BTE9780708312575

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Nandor Pogany

Published by Frederick A. Stokes no date c.1900-1930 (1930)

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About this Item: Frederick A. Stokes no date c.1900-1930, 1930. Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Former Library book. No date stated. Bookplate inside. Slightly dampstained. Loose binding. Seller Inventory # Q15D-00470

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Willy Pogany

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About this Item: Stokes, 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. no date circa 1913, ex-library, publisher's cloth, spine worn at edges, one color plate in front. Seller Inventory # castle198

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Willy Pogány.

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About this Item: 2018. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1913]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD11009448749

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Willy Pogány.

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About this Item: 2018. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1913]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD11009448750

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Defoe, Daniel

Published by Henry Holt and Company, New Yok (1915)

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About this Item: Henry Holt and Company, New Yok, 1915. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Rare classic gem of children's illustrated literature. Circa 1915 litho on board concertina or accordian book. The front side has linked illustrations by Willy Pogany with a story caption at the base. Unique fold-out panorama with sixteen charming color drawings. The reverse includes fourteen panels of text condensed from Defoe's tale. Matching boards, some corner, edge wear, discoloration. Cover features charming illustration of boy Robinson, rifle in hand looking out to sea w/his trusty terrier in subdued blue and beige hues. 'Accordian' style fold-out leaves some discoloration. Unique, intact rarity. Daniel Defoe was nearly 60 years old when he published Robinson Crusoe, his first novel, in 1719. This adaptation for children of an English mariner, sole survivor of a shipwreck, who manages to survive for 28 years on a deserted island in the South Pacific is a stirring depiction of loneliness and isolation as Crusoe builds a house, teaches himself to grow corn and barley, and bakes bread. The book was based on the true tale of a sailor named Alexander Selkirk, but Defoe inserts his own preoccupations into the story. Long fascinated by travel, questions of identity, and the minutiae of daily life, Defoe makes Crusoe's saga of survival into the story of a man who takes control of his own life and overcomes hardships and difficulties in order not only to survive but to prosper. With the introduction of the faithful Friday, who has been taken prisoner by a band of cannibals, Defoe goes further, and explores the concepts of personal liberty and colonialism. The book is part of the series, "Willy Pogany Children." Measures 5 1/4" x 6". A solid, intact rarity. Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, London. Insured post. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser and Goethe's Faust. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the simple colorful imagery in this children's tale. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 019095

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Wagner, Richard; Rolleston, T. W. (Translation)

Published by William Godwin, Publishers, 100 Fifth Avenue, New York (1920)

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About this Item: William Godwin, Publishers, 100 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1920. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. First William Godwin edition; undated, circa 1920. Large 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" design. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Black full-cloth beveled boards, silver embossed cover design and spine titles, moderate wear. Front board features silhouette of Pogany nude. Thick rough-cut pages generally very good; few w/plates w/some fox, vintage signature, stamp inside cover. String-bind good; hinges intact. Extremely rare, original dust wrapper w/stylized art deco front cover design, and spine titles, some wear, some chip; protected in new clear sleeve. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Contains seven colour lithograph smooth coated plates and nearly seventy glorious monochromatic designs throughout w/flourishing borders, accents; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Although other artists have illustrated various editions, Willy Pogany captures the surreal and tragic enchantment of this tale. A sharp example in good original wrapper by William Godwin of New York. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Wagner's Tannhauser is a cautionary tale originally in operatic form. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. The tragedy follows Tannhauser and his lust for his lover, Venus. After endless pleasure is gained, and soon becomes wearisome, Tannhauser departs. Having forsaken God through his indulgences, he seeks forgiveness, which is granted. Meanwhile, Venus, within the throes of a shattered heart, commits the ultimate act of desolation. Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas. Unlike most great opera composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his works. A rare and beautifully designed book. Apprx. 150 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019148

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Fable, Lionel

Published by Henry Holt and Company, New Yok (1914)

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About this Item: Henry Holt and Company, New Yok, 1914. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Rare classic gem of children's literature. Litho on board concertina or accordian book. The front side has sixteen illustrations with a story caption at the base. The reverse includes a two page pictorial map of the Polar Region followed by fourteen panels of text. Letterpress by Lionel Fable. Measures 5 1/4" x 6". Matching boards, moderate corner, edge wear, bump. Cover features charming illustration of children pulled in dog sled in subdued brown, red and blue hues. Unique 'accordian' style fold-out leaves very good, clean; adhesive at one panel, attractive vintage name, date. One side features fourteen pages of the folded tale beginning with a two page map of the nether regions of the northern pole and the other side illustrations with captions. Fold-out panorama with sixteen charming color drawings and a poem on one side, and the text of the story, on the other. Part of the series, "Willy Pogany Children." A near very good rarity. Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd., Parker Street, London, England. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Insured post. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser and Goethe's Faust. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the simple colorful imagery in this children's tale, but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 019135

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Defoe, Daniel

Published by Henry Holt and Company, New Yok (1915)

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About this Item: Henry Holt and Company, New Yok, 1915. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Undated; circa 1915. Rare classic, illustrated adaptation for children. Litho on board concertina or accordian book. The front side has linked illustrations by Willy Pogany with a story caption at the base. Unique fold-out panorama with sixteen charming color drawings. The reverse includes fourteen panels of text condensed from Defoe's tale. Matching boards, moderate corner, edge wear, toning. Cover features charming illustration of boy Robinson, rifle in hand looking out to sea w/his trusty terrier in subdued blue and beige hues. 'Accordian' style fold-out leaves moderate wear. Near very good example. Daniel Defoe was nearly 60 years old when he published Robinson Crusoe, his first novel, in 1719. This adaptation for children of an English mariner, sole survivor of a shipwreck, who manages to survive for 28 years on a deserted island in the South Pacific is a stirring depiction of loneliness and isolation as Crusoe builds a house, teaches himself to grow corn and barley, and bakes bread. The book was based on the true tale of a sailor named Alexander Selkirk, but Defoe inserts his own preoccupations into the story. Long fascinated by travel, questions of identity, and the minutiae of daily life, Defoe makes Crusoe's saga of survival into the story of a man who takes control of his own life and overcomes hardships and difficulties in order not only to survive but to prosper. With the introduction of the faithful Friday, who has been taken prisoner by a band of cannibals, Defoe goes further, and explores the concepts of personal liberty and colonialism. The book is part of the series, "Willy Pogany Children." Measures 5 1/4" x 6". A solid, intact rarity. Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, London. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser and Goethe's Faust. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the simple colorful imagery in this children's tale. Insured post. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 019147

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Wagner, Richard; Rolleston, T. W. (Translation)

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About this Item: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. First edition thus; from colophon: "The Letterpress and Illustrations Lithographed by Vincent Brooks, Day and Sons Ltd., London, and the colour plates by Henry Stone and Son Ltd. Banbury. A.D. MCMXI". Oversize 8" x 11 1/4" design. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Grey cloth boards w/elaborate ornamentation and design, some shelf, corner wear, rub. Spine titles rubbed. Thick deckled pages very good; vintage name at endp. Small color plate set in to multi-color frontispiece illustration. Detailed imagery in subdued blue, sienna and beige hues at front, back endps. Fine string-bind good; hinges intact. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Seventy glorious monochromatic designs throughout w/flourishing borders, accents, colors; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Contains fifteen tipped-in colour lithograph plates (one removed). Although other artists have illustrated various editions, Willy Pogany captures the surreal and tragic enchantment of this tale. A solid example of the Crowell edition, later reprinted by Brentano's. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Wagner's Tannhauser is a cautionary tale originally in operatic form. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. The tragedy follows Tannhauser and his lust for his lover, Venus. After endless pleasure is gained, and soon becomes wearisome, Tannhauser departs. Having forsaken God through his indulgences, he seeks forgiveness, which is granted. Meanwhile, Venus, within the throes of a shattered heart, commits the ultimate act of desolation. Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas. Unlike most great opera composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his works. A rare and beautifully crafted book. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Apprx. 125 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 018959

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Tannhauser: A Dramatic Poem By Richard Wagner: Wagner, Richard; Rolleston,

Wagner, Richard; Rolleston, T. W. (Translation)

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About this Item: Brentano's, New York, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. First Brentano's edition; circa 1911. Oversize 7 1/2" x 10" design. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Deep black buckram (cloth) boards w/elaborate gilt ornamentation and design, moderate shelf wear, rub. Bright gilt embossed cover and spine design. Thick deckled pages very good, sharp. Fine string-bind; hinges intact. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Contains twelve tipped-in colour lithograph plates and ten mounted charcoal plates. Also, nearly seventy glorious monochromatic designs throughout w/flourishing borders, accents, colors; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Although other artists have illustrated various editions, Willy Pogany captures the surreal and tragic enchantment of this tale. A clean example by the famed Brentano's, Publishers of New York. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Wagner's Tannhauser is a cautionary tale originally in operatic form. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. The tragedy follows Tannhauser and his lust for his lover, Venus. After endless pleasure is gained, and soon becomes wearisome, Tannhauser departs. Having forsaken God through his indulgences, he seeks forgiveness, which is granted. Meanwhile, Venus, within the throes of a shattered heart, commits the ultimate act of desolation. Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas. Unlike most great opera composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his works. A rare and beautifully crafted book. Apprx. 150 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019410

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Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, New York (1928)

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About this Item: Thomas Nelson and Sons, New York, 1928. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Stated at copyright: Fourth Printing, Nov. 1928. Large 7 1/2" x 9 1/4" design. Bright blue cloth boards, gilt embossed cover and spine titles, some cover, edge wear, rub, discoloration. Art deco cover design features stylish font with goose and swirling dynamic decoration surrounding. Pages generally good; some w/moderate fox, crease, discoloration, few w/corners chipped. Bind solid; front, back hinges reinforced. Illustrated endpapers featuring decoration and quotations for each letter of alphabet. Small antiquarian bookstore label at half-title page: "The Studio Book Shop, Birmingham, Alabama". Vintage inscription inside cover. Profusely illustrated throughout by Willy Pogany in various combinations of size and decoration with many full-page, much in color, and also bold black & white. Willy Pogany's Mother Goose rhymes and tales truly come to life with this stylishly executed illustration and design. Features classic ditties and short rolling poems many remember well from youth. Well read, solid and intact rarity. Apprx. 150 pages. Insured post. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau or Art Deco. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the imagery in this volume. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Seller Inventory # 019178

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Tannhauser: A Dramatic Poem: WAGNER, Richard; ROLLESTON,

WAGNER, Richard; ROLLESTON, T. W. (trans.); POGANY, Willy (illus.)

Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York (1911)

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About this Item: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York, 1911. Cloth. Condition: Good +. Unpaginated. 29 cm. 16 colour tipped-in plates amd over 70 other b&w and red illustrations by Willy Pogany. Grey cloth hardcover with blue, black, and gold impressing. Spine ends repaired and some discolouration to spine. Rear corners worn. Front free endpaper taped in. Ink inscription on title page. Willy Pogany (1882 1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Seller Inventory # 115775

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POGANY, Nandor. POGANY, Willy (illus.)

Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company no date., New York

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About this Item: Frederick A. Stokes Company no date., New York. xii, 287 [1] pp. Illustrations by Willy Pogany. 8vo, publisher's illustrated blue cloth. A very good copy with light rubbing to cloth at extremities and a tanned backstrip. Printed in red and black throughout. Seller Inventory # 58373

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Kunos, Dr. Ignacz (Collection, Translation) [Ignác Kúnos]

Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., Logan, Utah, U.S.A. (1913)

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About this Item: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., Logan, Utah, U.S.A., 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Rare Harrap first edition. No date; circa 1913 matching first edition from T. Y. Crowell & Company in design and dimensions. Stated at colophon: "Printed at the Ballantyne Press, London". Oversize 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" design. Cream cloth boards w/elaborate gilt and teal ornamentation and design, some cover, corner wear, rub. Thick deckled pages, good, moderate discoloration, odor; no writing. Detailed imagery in teal and brown hues at front, back endps; front endp. removed. String-bind good; front hinge reinforced. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Includes fifteen exquisite tipped-in plates in subdued hues of teal, orange and beige affixed to heavy silver-grey stock, twenty-six plates superbly executed in black and white, drawings and vignettes, decorations at chapter ends, large color illustrations intertwined throughout. Flourishing borders, accents, colors; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Willy Pogany captures the surreal and humoured enchantment of these magical tales. Antiquarian bookstore label inside cover: "W. Newman & Co., Booksellers, Stationers, Printers, Calcutta". A solid example of the rare original Harrap edition. Ignác Kúnos was a Hungarian linguist, turkologist, folklorist, a correspondent member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and one of the most recognised scholars of the Turkish folk literature and dialectology. From preface: The stories comprising this collection have been culled with my own hands in the many-hued garden of Turkish folklore. They have not been gathered from books, for Turkey is not a literary land, and no books of the kind exist; but, an attentive listener to "the storytellers" who form a peculiar feature of the social life of the Ottomans, I have jotted them down from time to time, and now present them, a choice bouquet, to the English reading public. The stories are such as may be heard daily in the purlieus of Stamboul, in the small rickety houses of that essentially Turkish quarter of Constantinople where around the tandir the native women relate them to their children and friends. This volume is a treasure chest of classic Eastern tales drawing on the rich folklore of Turkey. Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales has not been in print for almost 100 years, mainly because the original edition had lavish production standards. On the used market, mint copies of the 1913 original can cost up to four figures. This volume is appropriately titled Fairy Tales because something definitely 'fairy' occurs. There are talking animals, flying horses, birds that magically change into beautiful maidens, quests to win the hand of a princess, magical objects, simple, yet brave, peasants, wizards, witches, dragons and dungeons, epic journeys, and loveable fools. The majority of these stories contain encounters with 'Dews', or Turkish supernatural beings, better known in the West as 'Genies.' Sometimes the Turkish Dews are also called 'Arabs!' There are many other specifically Turkish elements and references in the stories, for which the glossary at the end of the book is of particular help. So this isn't simply an orientalised set of European Tales, but was drawn from an authentic Turkish oral storytelling tradition by Dr. Ignácz Kúnos. Plus, there are almost 200 illustrations exquisitely crafted by Willy Pogany. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. A rare and beautifully crafted book. 363 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over. Book. Seller Inventory # 019637

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Tannhauser: A Dramatic Poem By Richard Wagner: Wagner, Richard; Rolleston,

Wagner, Richard; Rolleston, T. W. (Translation)

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About this Item: Brentano's, New York, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. First Brentano's edition; no date, circa 1911. Printed by H & J Pillans & Wilson, Edinburgh. Oversize 7 1/2" x 10" design. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Deep black buckram (cloth) boards w/elaborate gilt ornamentation and design, moderate shelf wear. Bright gilt embossed cover and spine design. Thick deckled pages very good, sharp; no writing. Fine string-bind; hinges intact. Extremely rare, original beige dust wrapper w/stylized front and back cover designs, and spine titles, lt. edge wear, chip, discoloration; protected in new clear sleeve. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Contains twelve tipped-in colour lithograph plates and ten mounted charcoal plates. Also, nearly seventy glorious monochromatic designs throughout w/flourishing borders, accents, colors; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Although other artists have illustrated various editions, Willy Pogany captures the surreal and tragic enchantment of this tale. A sharp example by the famed Brentano's, Publishers of New York. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables such as the German legend of Tannhauser. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Wagner's Tannhauser is a cautionary tale originally in operatic form. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. The tragedy follows Tannhauser and his lust for his lover, Venus. After endless pleasure is gained, and soon becomes wearisome, Tannhauser departs. Having forsaken God through his indulgences, he seeks forgiveness, which is granted. Meanwhile, Venus, within the throes of a shattered heart, commits the ultimate act of desolation. Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas. Unlike most great opera composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his works. A rare and beautifully crafted book. Apprx. 150 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019006

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Forty-Four Turkish Tales Illustrated by Willy Pogany: Kunos, Dr. Ignacz

Kunos, Dr. Ignacz (Collection, Translation) [Ignác Kúnos]

Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York (1913)

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About this Item: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York, 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). First Edition. Rare first edition. No date; circa 1913 matching first edition from George G. Harrap in design and dimensions. As Harrap edition, stated at colophon: "Printed at the Ballantyne Press, London". Oversize 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" design. Cream cloth boards w/elaborate gilt and teal ornamentation and design, some shelf, corner wear, rub, discoloration. Thick deckled pages very good, no writing; some smudge. Detailed imagery in teal and brown hues at front, back endps. Fine string-bind good; front hinge reinforced. Elaborate, profuse, symbolical and complexly illustrated edition by Willy Pogany. Includes fifteen exquisite tipped-in plates in subdued hues of teal, orange and beige affixed to heavy silver-grey stock, twenty-six plates superbly executed in black and white, drawings and vignettes, decorations at chapter ends, large color illustrations intertwined throughout. Flourishing borders, accents, colors; some chiaroscuro among other varied methods. Willy Pogany captures the surreal and humoured enchantment of these magical tales. Antiquarian bookstore label inside cover: "Des Forges, Books De Luxe, Milwaukee". A solid example of the rare original Crowell edition. Ignác Kúnos was a Hungarian linguist, turkologist, folklorist, a correspondent member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and one of the most recognised scholars of the Turkish folk literature and dialectology. From preface: The stories comprising this collection have been culled with my own hands in the many-hued garden of Turkish folklore. They have not been gathered from books, for Turkey is not a literary land, and no books of the kind exist; but, an attentive listener to "the storytellers" who form a peculiar feature of the social life of the Ottomans, I have jotted them down from time to time, and now present them, a choice bouquet, to the English reading public. The stories are such as may be heard daily in the purlieus of Stamboul, in the small rickety houses of that essentially Turkish quarter of Constantinople where around the tandir the native women relate them to their children and friends. This volume is a treasure chest of classic Eastern tales drawing on the rich folklore of Turkey. Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales has not been in print for almost 100 years, mainly because the original edition had lavish production standards. On the used market, mint copies of the 1913 original can cost up to four figures. This volume is appropriately titled Fairy Tales because something definitely 'fairy' occurs. There are talking animals, flying horses, birds that magically change into beautiful maidens, quests to win the hand of a princess, magical objects, simple, yet brave, peasants, wizards, witches, dragons and dungeons, epic journeys, and loveable fools. The majority of these stories contain encounters with 'Dews', or Turkish supernatural beings, better known in the West as 'Genies.' Sometimes the Turkish Dews are also called 'Arabs!' There are many other specifically Turkish elements and references in the stories, for which the glossary at the end of the book is of particular help. So this isn't simply an orientalised set of European Tales, but was drawn from an authentic Turkish oral storytelling tradition by Dr. Ignácz Kúnos. Plus, there are almost 200 illustrations exquisitely crafted by Willy Pogany. Willy Pogany (1882-1955) was a prolific Hungarian book illustrator best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables. A large portion of Pogany's work can be termed Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often features motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. His dreamy colour illustrations are exemplified by the tipped-in plates in this volume but his pen and ink drawings also portray the extent of his talent. Here, the poetical text is majestically illustrated with the ethereal imagery of Willy Pogany. A rare and beautifully crafted book. 363 pages. Insured post. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019019

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HUNGARIAN FAIRY BOOK: POGANY, NANDOR

POGANY, NANDOR

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About this Item: POGANY, WILLY (illustrator). (POGANY,WILLY)illus. HUNGARIAN FAIRY BOOK by Nandor Pogany. NY: Frederick Stokes, no date, circa 1913. 8vo (5 3/4 x 8 1/8"), blue pictorial cloth, 287p., slightest bit of soil else near fine condition. 26 Hungarian fairy tales are illustrated by Pogany with color frontis plus a profusion of full and partial page black and whites in Pogany's Art Nouveau style. A very scarce and lovely Pogany item and an interesting collection of fairy tales as well. Seller Inventory # 33413

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Pogany, Willy

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About this Item: Pencil with india ink background on paper, hinged to backing board. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 5-1/2 in. A fully realized but unfinished drawing of a robed young man in a state of grace passing through a group of anguished writhing bodies.William Andrew (Willy) Pogany (1882-1955) was born in Hungary, where he studied engineering. His success as a caricaturist led him to pursue a career in art, first in London, then in the United States. His influences were the Oriental artists and illuminated books, and most of his career was devoted to book illustration. Among his many successes were The Rubaiyat, Hungarian Fairy Book, and Gulliver's Travels. He also painted murals, created state settings, did illustrations for most of the major magazines, and exhibited widely over the course of a long career. Reed, The Illustrator in America 1880-1980, p. 105 Glue residue at bottom of image, else fine Pencil with india ink background on paper, hinged to backing board. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 5-1/2 in. Seller Inventory # 13888

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