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The Runes of Elfland (Signed + Sketch)

Froud, Brian; Berk, Ari

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ISBN 10: 0810946122 / ISBN 13: 9780810946125
Published by NY: Harry N Abrams Inc, 2003
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First edition, first printing, hardback, unread in AS NEW (Very-Fine/Very-Fine) condition (no marks/flaws; not book-club edition, not price-clipped, etc). This copy was SIGNED by BRIAN FROUD on the title page (simply signed, not inscribed to anyone); Froud also drew a SKETCH above his signature (uncommon thus!). Also included are a GLOSSY PHOTO of the author at the signing, and an EVENT FLYER/CARD!. Bookseller Inventory # 5083

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Title: The Runes of Elfland (Signed + Sketch)

Publisher: NY: Harry N Abrams Inc

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The fantasy artist interprets the runes of Celtic origin, diving headlong into the fertile land of myth and lore about faeries, elves, and creatures of the forest, collecting these stories into a single compelling volume that is sprinkled generously with beautiful illustrations depicting the many creatures of Celtic mythology. 50,000 first printing.

About the Author:

Brian Froud is an award-winning illustrator, author, and Faery authority. His books include international best-sellers such as Faeries, with Alan Lee; Lady Cottington's Pressed Faery Book, with Monty Python's Terry Jones; 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 resides in Devon, England, with his wife and son. Ari Berk is an artist, poet, and teacher of mythology, folklore, American Indian studies, and medieval literature. He has published works on rune lore, faerie stories, the Wild Hunt, landscape and myth, and many other topics. Dr. Berk is a professor of literature at Central Michigan University.

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