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artists' books; fairy tales; lithography


1 folded sheet : [14] color illustrations ;. Folded story ; 15 Text in English, French and German. "adapted from a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, re-told and drawn on stone by Warja Honegger-Lavater, printed as an original lithograph in the Emil Matthieu Studio, Zurich ..."--page [3] of cover "'Folded Stories' are miniature works of art, original lithographs; they are so presented that they can be used both as books and as wall decoration. The Swiss artist has translated these fairy tales into her own picture language; she gives both children and adults, a genuine experience of shape and colour and, amid a world of prefabricated perfectionism, stimulates our imagination."--back cover. Accordion fold. Symbols and graphic design, wordless.

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Basil : Basilius Presse, 1964


©Basil : Basilius Presse, ©1965

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lithographic presses; lithography; folded books; paper


191 x 19 cm, folded to 13 x 19 cop

Das hässliche junge Entlein = Le vilain petit canard = The ugly duckling



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