Publisher: Paris: A. Desesserts, 1842.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Light foxing, moderate on a few leaves; corners of two leaves repaired, not touching text; a fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 27034
Description8vo, original black blind-stamped morocco, gilt decorated and lettered spine, a.e.g. Frontis, 36 plates and numerous vignettes in the text by the author. Half-title present.
Comments¶ Portraits of children at play and work by the prolific French writer of books for children, Alexandre de Saillet (1811-1866), who also illustrated this work and others.