Willibrord Joseph “Wil” Huygen (23 June – 14 January ) was a Dutch author. He wrote Gnomes and Secrets of the Gnomes with illustrator Rien. Gnomes [With Print] by Wil Huygen (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! Secrets of the Gnomes Paperback Book by Rien Poortvliet & Wil Huygen Apr 1, Based on Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen’s scientific observation of the local gnome population in Holland, Gnomes covers all areas of gnome.
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Summary Discuss Wwil 0 Treating his subject as Audubon might have treated a new species of bird and with a twinkle in his eye the artist portrays Gnome families in their daily – actually nightly – activities, since Gnomes never leave their underground houses in daylight.
Follow Papa Gnome as he rises for breakfast in the early evening; see him chopping wood, working in a Gnome foundry or glass factory, and assisting various animal friends in distress. For Gnomes are benevolent allies of wild animals and human beings as well, though we are seldom aware of their intervention. Watch Gnome workers disentangle a deer’s horns huygn barbed wire; see how Gnomes build their houses, educate their children, court and marry, travel on a honeymoon!
A delight to the eye and filled with verbal fun, ‘Gnomes’ will be a treat for the whole family: Log-in or create an account first!
Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Gnomes Wil Huygen May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Thirtieth Anniversary Edition Wil Huygen Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! M and N Media Condition: Harry N Abrams, Gilt embossed faux-leather boards and dust jacket. Magical and wonderous biographical history of gnomes.
Endpapers illustrated with a gnome feeding sparrows This book of fancy traces the history, legends, house building practices, clothing, courtship and marriage, physiology a Forest Gnome is years of age in the prime of life, and measures 15 cm in height! Superb gnojes of wit, humour and art. Fine copy of a book no library should be without.
First Edition, First Thus. Fine copy in very good dust jacket–slight discoloration. Published in New York, first English edition.
Color and story album Wil Huygen Near Fine condition hardcover, with Very Good dustjacket. Gnomes- Wil Huygen An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Color illustrations by Rien Poortvliet. Fine in a fine dustwrapper with the top front panel lightly sunned. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Illustrated in color by Rien Poortvliet.
Gnomes by Huygen, Wil
A nice copy in slightly rumpled dj. Second Life Books Inc Published: Harry Abrams, Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket.
The first documentary portrayal of gnomes with hundreds of illustrations in color by this noted Dutch artist. A visual delight filled with verbal fun. Ships in a padded envelope. Sucffing and toning to front and rear panels.
All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Rare Book Cellar Published: Gnomes Huygen, Wil New York: Near fine in fine dj, Tiny rubbed spot on top of spine. Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall.
The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright.
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The dust jacket is mostly clean gonmes bright, but does have some puckering to the laminate at the front spine joint and has some beginning toning to the edges of the panels.
How do Gnomes live? How do they make a living? How is a gnome’s house built? First Edition; First Printing. Illustrated with drawings in color throughout. Circle City Books Published: HB, plum boards in pictorial DJ with flaps on all four sides, pp, col illus every page. Unclipped DJ has minor rubbing, creasing to edges.
huygeh A lovely copy, as bright and fresh as when it was the hottest book for Christmas. Assume Book Club Edition. Andrew Barnes Booksellers Published: Gnomes Huygen, Wil London: New English Library Ltd.
Shows very slight use only. Strawberry Hill Books Published: As well, answers may be filled in. Lastly, may be missing components, e. Everything you ever wanted to know about gnomes and how they live, work and play. A beautiful volume, highly amusing and entertaining. First English Language Edition. High Castle Books Published: Hone your Gnome knowledge with the detailed descriptions and illustrations provided by the author and illustrator.
This book contains a wealth of practical Gnome knowledge, along with important events in Gnome history and Gnome culture. All this adds up to a book full of lore, history, and tongue-in-cheek fun. Over three decades later, we celebrate this book and its capacity to engage and enchant readers of all ages, with this special edition that includes a new introduction by Brian Froud, prints, and a sketchbook section.
Lavish book, stunningly illustrated in colour. World of Books Ltd Condition: Gnomes Huygen,Wil Abrams, Midway Used and Rare Books Published: This book is about the life and times of gnomes. How do gnomes live? Learn how gnomes tell time and much more. Intriguing and interesting reading for the young as well as the old. Gulf Coast Books Condition: Gnomes Huygen, Wil NY: Hardcover, very good; illustrated DJ, very good.
A treat for the whole family: PO has written small date to top right corner ffep but otherwise unmarked and in very good condition. A beautifully illustrated and amusing book which purports to answer questions such as where gnomes go on their honeymoon!. Presume First English Language Edition. Pamela Bakes at Page Two Published: Abrams, New York, Previous owner’s name on verso of ffep. Colour illustrated dustjacket, slightly discoloured on the spine section from sunlight.
The book itself shows no damage. A delight to the eye and filled with verbal fun this is a book to show little ones, as a spoof of scientific studies for sophisticate, and is a charming piece of made up reality for every reader.
Folio 12″- 15″ tall.