Item #1909 [Children's Book- Karpeles, Andree] Maman, Dis-Moi. Montreuil-Strauss.

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[Children's Book- Karpeles, Andree] Maman, Dis-Moi

Paris: Librairie Stock, Delamain et Boutelleau, 1927.

First edition. Oblong quarto. Original superb color illustrated card wrappers and glassine wrapper. 16 stunning full-page color illustrations by Andree Karpeles (1885-1956), famed French painter and illustrator, student of Rene Menard and Lucien Simon. A Jewish painter living in India and France, her work is highly regarded for its sensitivity and composition. This title is exceedingly scarce in the first edition and was reprinted in the next year by a German Publisher. A fine copy in the original glassine wrapper. The illustrations are thoroughly enchanting.

Price: $1,500.00   Item #1909

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