FIMFARUM and other stories old and new. Jan Werich.

FIMFARUM and other stories old and new.

Told by Jan Werich. Illustrated by Jiri Trnka. Translated by Lucy Dolezalova. Pp. 232(last colophon), frontispiece, half-title and title page vignettes, numerous full page illustrations and pictorial headpieces; cr. 4to; dark brown cloth, lettered and decorated in dull gilt; the boards a trifle canted; dust wrapper, faintly soiled; ribbon marker; Albatros, Prague, 1997. First edition in English? *Jan Werich (1905-1980) was a Czech actor, playwright and writer. The artist and puppeteer Jiri Trnka (1912-1969) is considered one of the founding fathers of Czech animation. Trnka received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustrators in 1968, recognizing his career contribution to children's literature. Item #149941

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