New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. Michael Hague. First Edition, Second Printing. Cloth. SIGNED & EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with an original Dragon Kite [overall 5"] on the front free endpaper by Artist MICHAEL HAGUE, oblong 8vo (8 1/4" x 10 3/8"); illustrated brilliantly throughout with ~ 16 full-color plates by artist Michael Hague; gray pictorial cloth with black & orange title on spine plus large colored dragon kite on front cover; archival mylar-protected detailed pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) amplifying in color the cloth cover's image;  pages. Like New / Very Fine. Item #9068
Gift quality copy. One of Luenn & Hague's Very Scarce titles thus illustrated with Hague's original illustration using Chinese scenes and motifs!
Michael Hague (b.1948) is one of America's finest illustrators. He has illustrated several classics to include The Wind in the Willows, Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit; also wonderfully illustrated books on Irish folktales, fairy tales, several adorable books on bears, and--of course--this book with splendid Chinese images and Dragons--another of Hague's specialties.
She is an artist and author. She has created 14 books for children and teenagers, and editor of A Horse's Tale.
IMMACULATE COPY. A VERY SCARCE MICHAEL HAGUE TITLE THUS UNIQUELY ILLUSTRATED by him. No previous owner or remainder marks.