The Brothers Lionheart.
London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto. Hodder and Stoughton. 1979. Third Edition, published in 1979. "Third Impression" stated. With splendid illustrations by Ilon Wikland. "The two brothers, Jonathan and Karl Ion, have died in this life and are now living in the beautiful land of Nangiyala. Jonathan is as handsome and brave as a saga prince, but little Karl is plain and less stout-hearted. Yet when danger threatens the adjoining valley, and Jonathan sets out to help his enslaved countrymen, it is Karl who travels along throughj the hostile mountains to find him, and reaches Wild Rose Valley where the evil Tengil rules supreme." Replete with dragons... NF/ VG+ in woven navy blue paper-covered boards stamped brightly in gilt on the spine. A splendid, unread copy. Very clean, crisp, and tight. In a very colorful, pictorial jacket featuring two brothers on a Horse facing a fierce dragon. With the original price of "¬£3.95 net in UK" at the bottom of the front inside flap. Overall, a handsome, collectible copy of this delightful book.
Brainerd F. Phillipson, Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 4188
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 56.5 | JP• 8211]