Perpetua Ltd, London, UK
Peynet, Raymond. Webb, Kaye - editor. Bates, H E - introduction.
Charming book of the famous French cartoons, depicting a pair of lovers, published in 1954. Introduction by HE Bates, (author of "The Darling Buds of May"), recommending these whimsical drawings as a change from the current "steely, wiry, unbending time" into which they were first published. Unpaginated.
Hardback, printed cover in pink and black, no dust jacket. Illustrated with b/w cartoons throughout. Endpapers illustrated in pale green.
Condition: Good. Text pages unmarked, except for handwritten inscription in ink on front endpaper. Cover slightly sun-faded in places and rubbed at head and foot of spine.