La Plus Vieille Histoire du Monde.
Paris: Paul Dumas, [circa 1930]. Small 4to., 8 x 9, 15 linen leaves, with pinking shear top- and bottom-edges, illustrated in color using pochoir method of printing, disbound. Some minor stains where it was once bound with string, otherwise very good. The story is the first chapter of Genesis, written in French, illustrated in a charming, child-like style in chromatic shades of red, blue, green, and yellow. The book was written and illustrated by Francoise (1897-1961), which is the professional pseudonym for the world-famous French childrens book author and illustrator, Francoise Seignobosc. This book is considered one of her masterpieces.
(Item Id: 107020)