Lyon, Paris, Montréal: J. Barbe Editeur, October 25, 1946, 1st; paper boards illustrated, as with book, in 4 couleurs of Héliochrome; top board has Serpolette and the Prince running from the giant; rear has pictorial map with key on rear endpaper; green cloth spine, 23x35 cm; np., French language hardback tall.
To gain enough thyme (serpolet) to cure his wife, a peasant makes a deal with a giant. The giant may have one of their children, presumably to eat. A long fairytale with cartoonlike illustrations.
CONDITION: Very Good; no names or other marks; 1/4" pull tear and bump near top corner, endpapers unevenly browned, some colour rubbed off on facing page. Très bon. Item #21855