Hardcover. New York , Dodd, Mead & Company, 1st, 1962, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 55 pages. Green cloth cover with gilt lettering and design. Some wear to edges and spine. Dust jacket has some wear to edges and spine, with very slight foxing in one corner. Endpages are green paper with illustrations. Includes a notes section, explaining the importance of the ancient Latin poem "Batrachomuomachia," which, when translated into English, also reads "The Battle of the Frogs and Mice," and was a parody on "The Iliad," estimated to be written nearly 300 years after Homer's lifetime. An interesting combination of an ancient text and a children's tale. Inside is nice and bright, clean, and contains many beautiful b&w illustrations drawn by Fred Gwynne throughout.
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