Renard the Fox c.1905 French B. Rabier color illustrated story book TallandierBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Le Roman du Renard, Illustrations de Benjamin Rabier.
Published 1909, Paris, by Jules Tallandier.
164 pages. Profusely illustrated.
Period oversized cloth, color cover, spine renewed with red leather long ago.
Binding rubbed and lightly age worn, corners bumped and worn, uniform paper toning, small flaws such as smudging or small soiling from browsing in past, etc., overall remains sound, tight, clean and most appealing. Large heavy volume.
An early 20th century French children's books focusing on Roman the Fox. Illustrations profuse throughout, and done by the famous French cartoonist Benjamin Rabier, who influenced numerous others comic artists, including Herge.
Book measures: 12 3/4" H X 9 7/8" W.