Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Bibliothèque Rose Illustrée, Vingtieme Edition, 1921/1866, red cloth boards, top edge gilt, tranche dorée supérieur, ouvrage illustré de 57 vignettes par H. Castelli, 380 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.
Two cousins, Jean (who laughs) and Jeannot (who grumbles) leave Brittany as young boys to work in Paris, with many adventures. Jean becomes a happy person with many friends while Jeannot turns into a real scoundrel.
CONDITION: Very Good; no names or other marks, straight and tight, spine faded , corners bumped, pages clean, a bit darkened, and, as with all post-war printings in this series, the binding colour is less vivid. Très bon état. Item #19350