Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book For The French Red Cross
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding
Undated. Dated from Copac .
A charming picture book illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Published for the French Red Cross, to whom were donated all of the profits on sales. This volume comprises fairy tales such as Cinderella, Sinbad the Sailor, Blue Beard, and many others.
Edmund Dulac was a French British naturalised illustrator. He moved to London in the early 1920s and received his first commission to illustrate the novels by the Brönte's sisters.
After the war, the deluxe children's book market shrank, so the illustrator turned to illustrate magazines among others.
Richly illustrated with nineteen tipped in illustrations by Dulac, stunning and bright in colour, as well as the author's portrait to the rear volume. Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally very smart with some shelf wear and a slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. The cloth tot he spine has slightly faded, with a minor faint spotting to the front board. Internally, firmly bound. With a minor faint scattered spotting throughout. Illustrated with nineteen illustrations by Edmund Dulac, tipped in. Collated, complete.
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