Paris: Ernest Flammarion, n.d. . Bonnard, Vallotton. First edition. Sewn soft cover. 346p, 67 pls. by Pierre Bonnard. Front cover color ill. by Bonnard; back cover color ill. by Felix Vallotton for Renard's Poil de Carotte (1902). In original glassine jacket (spine chipped). In custom-made later box. Ex libris Deirdre H. Pirie. Very good (opening gathering loosening) / good. Item #30572
Prose poems and verse tales about animals, large and small, some of which were set into a song cycle by Ravel. They are perfectly complemented by Bonnard's fluid ink drawings. A beautiful copy, with a good provenance. Photos are too dark. (Terrasse 17).