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H. N. Abrams, May 1, 1977 - Social Science - 200 pages
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In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of its publication, we're thrilled to reissue this phenomenal delight, which enjoyed 62 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. Fantasy and fun combine in this "real life" history.

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User Review  - StefanY - LibraryThing

One of my favorites as a kid, I recently re-read this classic and thoroughly enjoyed it again as an adult. I don't really know what differences there are in the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition versus ... Read full review

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User Review  - comixminx - LibraryThing

Pleasant, picturesque, detailed, lovingly drawn. Also very conservative-with-a-small-c, patriarchal, and closed-minded: nothing in the depicted gnome society breaks any new ground, it all harkens back ... Read full review


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Huygen is a dutch physician.

The late Poortvliet was one of Holland's and the world's favorite illustrators and authors.

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