1963. Basel: Pharos-Verlag, .
Squarish 8vo, pp. 19 full-page original linocuts in color, three of which fold out into triptychs. Original quarter-cloth with illustrated boards. Text in German. Fine.
§ First edition. A wonderful story of the sparrow visiting the circus. Illustrated in linocuts by Claude Schaub-Filliol (b. 1932), a Swiss artist whose work expanded to include ceramics and sculpture as well as illustrations. Schweizer Bilderbuch-illustratoren 912 and p. 67; Weismann p. 228; Cotsen 4518. Item #11097