The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
De Luxe Editions, nd [circa 1935]. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Anon, but written by Rudolf Erich Raspe. Wonderfully illustrated by Dore. This copy was part of the "Library of the Walt Disney Studios." According to the library card in the front pocket, it was first taken out in 1945 by famed writer/animator Ray Patin. Thirteen other's took it out before it was withdrawn, all in handwritten signature (except one, typed), many quite notable. Of particular interest and note is the last...in 1980, a young Tim Burton took it out while he was at Disney on an internship. As a student at CalArts, Burton made the shorts Stalk of the Celery Monster which caught the attention of Disney and he was invited as an intern, working on The Fox and the Hound, The Black Cauldron, and Tron. Good+. Moderate shelf/edge wear, closed splits at hinges, library marks, pocket and label tiped in, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, green cloth spine, beige textured cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black ink labels. 8vo. 206pp. Ephemera laid in. Item #9659