Paris: Editions Etranco, Collection du jeune age #4; printer: Vereinigte Kunstanstallen, Nuremberg no date [1930's]; illustrated heavy ivory card boards with M. de Crac riding a cannon ball in the clouds, on inner cover a list of 9 titles in the series and a red bookstore sticker for Librairie Joseph Gilbert, along with an interesting discount coupon bound in, aimed at children and "vos parents"."Désinfection gratuite de ceux de vos livres que vous désirez conserver."; coloured illustrations in text; 7.5x10.25"; 28 pp. French language hardback. medium.
A child's version of the Baron de Crac, a French parody of Baron Münchhausen, with amusing cartoon pictures illustrating 15 little stories. One of a series of classics for children in brief form.
CONDITION: Good Plus; no names or other marks, wear to top of spine and 1.5" separation on the back top, half inch in bottom; joint paper (but not card) split about 3" on front, not visible in jpg; 1/4" chip off title page upper corner and smaller chip off front board, crease to 1/2" on back upper corner, 3" light crease in middle of the back, laid in bookstore coupon nice, pages clean and tight, perhaps unread, better looking than it sounds. Item #20150