/Elizabeth Ivanovsky, illustrator.

Il Etait un Petit Homme, Chansons.

Tours: Maison Mame; (1952); music by Joseph Canteloube; red cloth backed paper boards with the little man striding happily along, his three dogs running along on bottom board, children and animals dancing to a musical score on endpapers, oblong 10.7x. French language hardback oblong.

The arranger, who is also a composer and the author of a book on songs of the French provinces, has picked a few lesser know titles and added the province from which the song comes. Il Etait un Petit Homme; J'ai cueilli la rose rose; A qui dansera la mieux?, Le roi Dagobert, A la claire fontaine, D'ou venez-vous, Perrine?, Quel petit pied, Il etait un' bergere, C'est la mer' Michelle, Cadet Rouselle, Que fait' vous la, d'aussi matin?, Ou vas-tu, pauvre boiteuse?, Madam' la mariee, Sur la route de Dijon, Passant sur la rout' de Paris, Au dessous de la treille, J'ai fait un' ronde dans ce pre, Je sais bien un nid de lievre, Catherine etait fille, Mon per' m'a donne un mari, C'etait Anne de Bretagne.

CONDITION: Very Good; tiny hole in spine cloth, extrems sl bumped and worn, free front endpaper and half title lightly foxed, otherwise very clean and flat. Item #17702

Price: $48.00

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