The Man Who Loved Books SIGNED 1981 by JEAN FRITZ illstrated by Trina Schart Hyman ~ Children's


Title: The Man Who Loved Books

Author: Jean Fritz
Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman

Description: Inscribed by Jean Fritz on half-title page. Fifth printing. Glossy printed boards showing St. Columba and his pet crane on front cover. Boards show some light fading and a bit of minor wear (front bottom edge bumped and surface blemish by the 'F' of 'Fritz' on front cover). Interior is crisp and clean. 48 unnumbered pages. 7'' x 9''.

The story of Saint Columba, the Irish monk who should be the patron saint of all book lovers. He was born in 521 and was known for his love of books and for his missionary work throughout Scotland. He settled at Iona in 563.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place: New York
Year: 1981

ISBN: 0399207155

Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book, Trina Schart Hyman, Catholic saints, Irish saints, Celtic, Iona,

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