Tours: Maison Mame, 1935 (44 388, Série M)) presumed first but University of tours has 1934, shiny paper covered boards, the top with a huge blocky painting of two cows on a hillside, the rear with a donkey head within a yellow circle on cream. French language hardback tall.
Large informative black text faces a page with a very red title and a handsome flat Deco lithos of the animals on a generous white background. A companion to Cogo's earlier Animaux Sauvages (1933). and Alphabet des Animaux (1932). All scarce. A few exist in libraries.
Very Good; no names, small flaws: top board generally clean and bright with small tidemark on top edge 3/8" x 2", bottom board with pale red stain half inch wide along 1.5 inch edge and light pencil lines partially erased, red spine bumped at ends; pages bright and clean, a few with margin wrinkles and a pull tear on the Dindon margin and 1/4" thin chip on the Âne margin. Item #20428