Swan Lake

Boston: Ariel Books/Houghton Mifflin, 1989.

Price: $85.00

Hardcover. First edition, first issue. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. Fine in blue cloth with applied color illustration, with the original publisher's printed label from the shrinkwrap, without dustwrapper as issued (although the publisher supplied jackets to some bookstores after publication, creating a variant state, and issued other first edition copies with a supplied jacket, creating a later issue). A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle against the evil Von Rothbart to protect themselves and their infant daughter in this adaptation of the classic ballet. Scarce with the original printed label.

Item #310164
ISBN: 0395498589

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Swan Lake. Mark HELPRIN.

Mark Helprin
birth name: Mark Helprin
born: 6/28/1947

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Biography

American author of great talent whose outspoken political ideology often keeps him outside of mainstream literary circles, else more people would know of him. As it is, he has a cult following thanks to excellent novels including Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great War.more