Marionettes de Carton (Complete in 12 Parts)

Paris: Editions De L'Hirondelle, 1937. 1st. Hardcover. Charming 1937 French children's puppet book. Folio, complete in 12 separate thick cardboard sheets, 4 of which are designed to build the puppet theatre and the other 8 representing the puppets themselves (in order: a left-pointing young girl, a left-pointing dog, a left-pointing young boy and cat, a cow, a donkey, a right-pointing young boy and cat, a right-pointing dog and, finally, a right-pointing young girl). All the brightly-colored sheets are complete and in clean, Near Fine to Fine condition. The covers and pastedowns show a bit of spotting and wear but are still solidly VG and very presentable. All the marionettes (as stated on the back cover) are designed and illustrated by Jean Guastalla. Collectible; Very Good. Item #10954

Price: $1,000.00

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