Title: Babar and Father Christmas
Author: Jean de Brunhoff
Illustrator: Jean de Brunhoff
Year: 1992 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Methuen Children's Books
Remarks: 1st miniature edition; inscribed
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A

 

Description: Father Christmas comes to the land of the elephants in this beautifully illustrated little book.

Illustrated pastedowns and endpapers depict a train of elephants holding each others' tails with their trunks on a pink background.

Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped; minor wear thereon. Previous owner has inscribed her name in black ballpoint on the fep and made a few light ticks in blue ink next to some of the text on the first page. Title page lightly creased; plus another in the corner of p. 14. Otherwise pages border on excellent: crisp, bright, and tightly bound.

Rare miniature edition.

Measures 13 cm × 10 cm (5.2″ × 4″). 24mo. 40 pp.

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