Les Livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIX siecle.

Paris: Gumuchian & Cie, 1930.

Preface de Paul Gavault. 2 volumes, short folio, original pictorial wrappers (lightly soiled). Vol. I consists of 446 pages of 6,251 annotated entries. Volume II contains 336 plates of numbered facsimiles of title pages, many hand-colored like the originals, bindings, illustrations, and full pages with text. Paris: Gumuchian & Cie, 1930. First edition of Gumuchian's Catalogue 13, the greatest of rare bookseller's catalogues in the field of children's literature and long a standard reference. Very good (+).

With an inlaid letter from Gumuchian & Cie. to Mrs. Greenwood dated October 20, 1931. One of 100 numbered copies printed on papier de Hollande. An important bibliography of early juvenilia.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(+)
Edition: Limited
Language: French

Price: $1,250.00

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