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Paul le Desobeissant.

Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 79, Boulevard Saint Germain,1878; Typographie Lahure, assumed 1st printing; green cloth boards stamped with elaborate border design and gilt picture of Paul dragged before justice;. French language hardback tall.

Among his misdeeds, Paul impulsively sails a hot air balloon. As it descends,the balloon destroys all in its path. Angry peasants drag Paul to the police. He is jailed and punished, but he learns his lesson! Detailed, bright pictures of rural France.

CONDITION: Good; neat bookplate, professionally repaired cracked hinge, bumped corners, frayed spine ends, a little foxing and rumpled pages, yet gilt is bright and pochoir clear. Uncommon. Item #14692

Price: $220.00

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