1925 Paris Exposition

[Henri René D'ALLEMAGNE]La très véridique histoire de Nette et Tintin visitant le village du jouet, recueillie par Henry René d'Engamella.

Joujouville, chez Repin, et se trouve à Paris, chez Schemit, 1927.

Large 4to, publisher’s colour pictorial wrappers. 4 unnumbered leaves, 150pp., 1 blank leaf. Entirely mounted on guards. Calligraphic text. With 70 coloured text illustrations by J. Vasquez and over 40 full page b/w photographic reproductions. Complete.

First and only edition.

Charming children’s book, a relation of a visit to the Village of the Toy at the famous 1925 Paris Exposition. The photographs show the different Maisonnette-shaped stands decorated by the noted French poster designer and illustrator Francisque Poulbot (1879-1946). The title of the book is derived from the name of the two popular dolls that he created: Nénette and Rintintin.

Number of copies not known, but small.

Beautiful fresh copy.

Price: 950,00 euros

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