Italy

The Remarkable Christmas of the Cobbler's Sons.

The Remarkable Christmas of the Cobbler's Sons.

A poor cobbler from the Tyrol leaves his sons on Christmas Eve, and they are visited by the legendary King Laurin, in the shape of a greedy old man. Simple earth-coloured pictures of the family's Christmas gift. A modern presentation of this tale by the author of This Way to Christmas, among many other books. Note This book has been sold.

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$24.00

 

Paolo and Panetto written and illustrated by Bettina.

Paolo and Panetto.

A spoiled and sheltered little boy who is plagued by bad dreams creeps out at night to the streets of Milan, meets a poor child, and goes to her garden. There the child Pan appears and they go adventuring through the beautiful landscape of Italy. NOTE: This Book has been sold.

$35.00

 

The Key to the Kingdom.

The Key to the Kingdom.

The old nursery rhyme set in Renaissance Italy, glimpsed first through a keyhole in the castle door.  Note: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

21116 Pantaloni by Bettina.

Pantaloni.

Pantaloni, a good and faithful dog, causes havoc when he is separated from his young master. Luminous pictures set in an ancient Italian village and town and the surrounding countryside, the childhood home of the author/artist. Oversized, additional priority shipping charge. Note: This book has been sold.

$85.00

 

For the Leg of a Chicken.

Roberto, the son of the widow Pitta, was tired of the same meager food every day. He ran away from home in hopes of becoming rich and eating chicken. NOTE: This Book Has Been SOLD.

$20.00

 

The Pinocchio of C. Collodi.

With a dual system of notes, ones for children on Italian phrases and customs on the bottom of the page, and others in the back regarding the harsh social system of Collodi's day. Note: This book has been sold.

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$16.00

 

At the Seashore (Look Behind the Picture Books).

At the Seashore (Look Behind the Picture Books).

A shaped board book with very sunny Italian colours which opens to reveal child's day at a Mediterranean beach. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$10.00

 

Picture Tales from the Italian by Botsford, Florence, /Grace Gilkison, ill

Picture Tales from the Italian.

Lively tales and baby plays from Italy, collected by Botsford, and well illustrated with Renaissance fairy tale courts and little children of the 20's. With an introduction by the author. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$8.00

 

The House of Cats and other Italian Folk Tales by Hampden, Unel, ill.

The House of Cats and other Italian Folk Tales.

House of Cats, King .., Beautiful Wife, Little Bird, 13th, Animal Princess, Simple Youth, Princess who couldn't laugh, Crumb in his Beard, Monkey in the House, Turkish Slave, Snake under Stone, Donkey which made gold, Silliest Man, Buried Treasure. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$18.00

 

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