Paris: Émile Guérin, circa 1910; white boards with large picture of gluttonous children resting, red spine, text in green with large full illustrations facing; 9.25 x 12"; np. French language hardback tall.
This wild medieval fable of a land of luxury and freedom is retold for children with details on every kind of food. A funny, colourful illustration faces each page of text. Hard to find.
CONDITION: Fair: no names; was disbound .. we have stabilized this but it will remain fragile. The white cover is quite soiled, extremities rubbed and bumped, loose blank endpaper, text block holding well with clean and unwrinkled pages. Item #22238