Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale). Henry Jacques, Kay Nielsen.
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)
Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)

Sous le Signe du Rossignol (Under the Sign of the Nightingale)

Paris: H. Piazza, 1923. Limited First edition. Softcover. 1/1500. Folio (12 x 9 1/4"). 102, [2]pp. Uncut. Original glassine over illustrated dust-jacket and blind wrappers. Illustrated title in red and black lettering. Book housed in its original tan cloth slipcase.

Illustrated with nineteen tissue-guarded mounted polychrome plates, as well as twelve black & white vignette drawings and six initial letters decorated in red by Danish illustrator and designer Kay Nielsen (1886-1957), "Sous le Signe du Rossignol" (Under the Sign of the Nightingale) is a delightful tale for children by French author Henry Jacques (1886-1973).

One of 1,500 numbered copies on Japan paper, of which this is No. 418.

Small abrasion at upper spine of slipcase. Some age-toning to glassine. Text in French. Slipcase in overall good to good+, glassine in good, dust-jacket, wrappers and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #42180

Price: $575.00

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