Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1930. Hard Cover. Limited Edition. 365, 361 pp. Covers are lovely light blue textured handmade paper backed with ecru buckram. Large paper title blocks pasted on fronts and spines. Book I spine label sunned and slightly chipped. Upper edges soiled; other edges untrimmed. Minor touches of wear to spine corners. Eps are exquisite marbled paper - blues with gold and gilt accents. These copies are #s 232 from a limited edition on fine laid paper. Many unopened pages. Clean, crisp, and tight. Text in French. Very Good.
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New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1940. Hardcover. First Edition. First American Edition. 92 pp. 4to. Bright color ills. Published in France under the title "Patapoufs et Filifers." This edition translated by Rosemary Benet. Blue cover has darker blue box stamped on front containing title and illustration. Darker blue title on spine. Corners lightly bumped. Spine has slight wear at ends, and there are touches of edgewear on bottom edges. There are traces of soil to lower front cover, and upper front cover is a bit warped. All in all, really a very good cover. Dust jacket, in protective cover, is unclipped. It is chipped at extremities, somewhat soiled, and faded on spine. A 1" chip at head of spine is the largest loss of...