Histoire De Babar.

BRUNHOFF, JEAN DE.

£60.00

Publisher

Editions du Jardin des Modes Groupe des Publications Conde Nast 11 rue St Florentin.

Place

Paris

Date

1931

Synopsis

Le petit elephant. (i).

Item Description

Folio. 14.5 x 10.75 inches. 47 + [1] pp. Text in French. Bound in pictorial stiff card boards with cloth spine. Some wear to extremities, including splits at head and tail of spine; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout in colour. Title page and endpiece vignettes. Pictorial endpapers. Early French edition of the first story of the adventures of Babar the orphaned elephant, who goes to live in the city for a while. By Jean de Brunhoff (1899-1937), French writer and illustrator. It retains the date of the first French edition of 1931.

[Stock No. 27142]

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