Paris: Floury, nd, ; Edition de Luxe, blue cloth boards with stamped blue flower design and large vignette of child holding flowers, "Pour les petits Enfants de France" window vignette on back, gilt titles, red edges all around; patterned rooster endpapers,each spread containing full page picture and coloured pictures in text, oblong 13.2x 9.75"; 32 +  pp. French language hardback oblong.
A passionate cry for the French culture of Alsace, then under German rule, for which the author was sentenced by the Germans in 1914. A very beautiful book, with many finely detailed paintings of village life.
CONDITION: Very Good; 1935 gift inscription fep; no other marks, extrems somewhat bumped and worn, especially spine bottom, some toning near edge and erased mark above the H, generally the blue flowered cloth is bright. All pages lightly and evenly foxed, but completely clean and flat, one larger opening, not to net. Please inquire about postage for this large book. Item #19621