This beautifully bound and illustrated copy of Pinnochio with slipcase has only been opened to take pictures. Both the book and slipcase are in stellar condition, with only slight defects in two corners (arrived from Folio like this). An absolutely gorgeous printing of Collodi's classic, full of wonderful artwork by Grahame Baker-Smith. Published by Folio Society 2011. The story of Pinocchio is one of the world's best known fairy tales.Written by Collodi between 1881 and 1883, the story of the mischievous puppet who became a boy first appeared serialised in an Italian children's magazine. It was an instant hit, and from there spread around the globe. The Folio Society edition of xvii + 197 pages is just gorgeous with 18 colour illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith, some of which are integrated, and one a double page spread. The edition is translated by Mary Alice Murray and there is a nine page introduction by David Almond. It is set in a larger than normal font size to make reading by children easy.
The book is three-quarter bound in dark blue buckram with a colour picture printed Modigliani paper cover. The endpapers are printed in a wood pattern, and the dark blue 26x20cm.Slipcase is printed with a wrap-around colour picture that is the same on both sides. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "greenb1t" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia, Republic of, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.