LAFORGE (Lucien, illustrator) - PERRAULT (Charles)Les Contes des fées, par Ch. Perrault. La Belle au Bois Dormant, le Petit Chaperon rouge, la Barbe-Bleue, le Chat Botté, les Fées, Cendrillon, Riquet à la Houpe, le Petit Poucet, ornés de dessins par Lucien Laforge.

Paris, Aux éditions de La Sirène, 1920.

Small square 4to, publisher’s printed old rose card wrappers, b/w vignette by the artist on both sides. (100) pp. (including blanks). B/w illustrations in the text and 8 stunning plates by Lucien Laforge coloured in pochoir by Atelier André Marty. Complete.

First Edition.

One of the most original illustrated interpretations of Perrault’s celebrated fairy tales by the French artist Lucien Laforge (1889-1952), painter, illustrator, imagier, and one of the greatest graphic artists of his time. The volume contains the following fairy tales: Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Diamonds and Toads, Cinderella, Riquet with the Tuft and Hop-o’-My-Thumb.

A fine copy.

Ref. San Millan, Lucien Laforge à l’index, p. 5

Price: 750,00 euros

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