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Author Name:    MAILLET, Antonine GODARD, Barbara, (trans.)

Title:   Tale of Don l'Original. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Clarke, Irwin, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0772012164 

Seller ID:   101079

MAILLET, Antonine. The Tale of Don l'Original. Translated by Barbara Godard. Toronto / Vancouver : Clarke, Irwin, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-107,(5). 8vo, green cloth with gilt titles to spine. "Don l'Original is a barbaric gentleman, king of a mysterious floating island of fleas that appearsone day off the shore of the mainland. WIth a keg of molasses at stake, th e Flea Islanders decide to wage war against the mainlanders, led by the formidable mayor and her entourage of townsfolk. A colourful, gentle fable of love and war, The Tale of Don l'Original received the Governor-General's Award when it first appeared in 1972" - from the dustjacket. Name inked to flyleaf, five characters inked inside rear cover, else very good in dustjacket. 20.00

Price = 20.00 CDN
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