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Lot 0171
Author: Worm, Piet
Title: Three Little Horses
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Random House
Date Published: [1954]

[40] pp. Color illustrations throughout by the author. (Slim folio) 43.5x18 cm (17x7"), cloth backed illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers. First Edition.

Scarce true first printing, with large color prints, some double page, throughout. Page facing the title states: "First Printing, 1954. Printed in Holland from the original lithographs by Piet Worm..." Piet Worm wrote approximately 35 books for children, most of which he also illustrated. The adventures of the three little horses were his biggest success; tales originally told as bedtime stories for his two daughters. Worm was the co-editor of the children's magazine "De Fontein" for which he illustrated the comic "Professor Zegellak."


Light wear and soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities, corners worn and lightly bumped; decorative bookplate on front free endpaper with no name attached, interior colors bright; very good.

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Piet Worm, Three Little Horses 1st printing

Estimate $300 - $500Feb 22, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA