Amsterdam: van H. Gerlings, nd ; printed by K. van Leer, Amsterdam; illustrated paper boards and spine with 3 hole Japanese stab binding in which red silk cord is carried around the spine, pages are printed on one side and doubled to make each leaf; each page in bright colour with intricate border; oblong 24 x 17 cm; 9.5 x 6.75"; 26 pp. Dutch language hardback.
Pim's little Japanese dolls and creatures come alive at night and perform for him, courtiers, jugglers, acrobats, monkeys, and some observant mice, until the sun comes up.
CONDITION: Good Minus; no names or other marks, boards rubbed, especially back, spine paper is very rubbed and flaking but has not been replaced or restored, original cord faded but holding tightly; pages uncut, darkening with considerable even soil and wrinkles in the bottom margins, erased pencil scribbles on pp 25 and 26, reps, last leaf is split 1" then torn 2" on page 25. Item #21937