Title: Le Petit Poucet. Conte.
Publisher: Pairault et Cie,
Publication Date: 1895
Binding: Soft cover
24mo. Original paper wrappers with title printed in red on spine and on front cover. With 4 old popular woodcuts by Steinlen. (2), 64 pp. Very charming only edition of this miniature version (37 x 28 mm) of the well-known fable 'Le Petit Poucet', illustrated with 4 woodcuts by the famous Steinlen. It was printed by Pairault & Cie, who entered the field of miniature books at the end of the 19th century by publishing several very beautiful tiny books like this one. They printed two series of children's books, and this one belonged to the second series, which was the best produced of the two, also containing more interesting illustrations. The volumes were issued in different degrees of luxuriousness; in a 'papier velin' binding at 1,50 francs like this book, in a morocco binding and in a Japanese vellum binding. Very good uncut copy. Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, 5623; Welsh, The History of Miniature Books, p. 43; Bondy, Miniature Books, p. 80. Bookseller Inventory # 23475
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Book Description: Jesco. Paris, Editions Jesco - Imagerie, 1964. 1 volume in-8 carré, 12 pages, broché, couverture illustrée. Illustrations couleurs de Desbeaux à toutes les pages. Bon état. Assez rare. Bookseller Inventory # 336962
Book Description: Paris, Imagerie Merveilleuse de l'enfance. S.d. vers 1940., 1940. 11 p. Très beaux dessins en couleurs. Cartonnage souple, agrafé, illustrée en couleurs. TBE intérieur. Dos légèrement frotté. , format : Format : 15.5 x 24.4. Bookseller Inventory # 10202
Book Description: NATHAN, 1993. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: bon. In-4. R240071604: 27 pages - 1er plat illustré en couleurs - nombreuses illustrations en couleurs dans et hors texte. Adapté par Diane Meur - Illustré par Michel Backés. In-4 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 843.0692-Livres d'enfants. Bookseller Inventory # R240071604
Book Description: albin michel, 2001. Book Condition: bon. Bookseller Inventory # 598120141031ZAB12226127194
Book Description: Stichting De Roos, Utrecht 1969., 1969. Illustr. Klappbroschur. Oktav. 62 S., 1 (w.) Bl., Kanten geringfügig berieben, sehr gutes Exemplar. No. 22 der auf 175 Exemplare limitierten Auflage der Bibliophilen-Vereinigung Stichting De Roos, Utrecht. - Illustrated publisher's brochure. Octavo., 62 pp., 1 f., edges minorily rubbed, near fine copy. No. 22 out of 175 copies printed. 500 g. Bookseller Inventory # 5980-0101