Samary, Jeanne [illustrator: Job]

Les Gourmandises de Charlotte, par Jeanne Samary, preface de mr. Edouard Pailleron, illustrations de Job. Paris, Hachette, 1890.

Hardcover with green paper covered boards and yellow linen spine. The front board is illustrated with titles and medallions picturing Charlotte. The back shows an illustration of Charlotte’s pug. The contents show some very light foxing. The first endpaper contains a handwritten message (… van Grootvader). Good copy of a rare book. 21,8 x 29 cm, 32 pp. The book is illustrated throughout the text by Job. Text in French. B0909.

This rare children’s book is written by Léontine Pauline Jeanne Samary (1857-1890). Samary is better known as a French actress and frequently posed as an model for the famous painter Renoir. She wrote Les gourmandises de Charlotte for her children. This beautiful work contains an introduction by the well-known French poet and play writer Edouard Pailleron (1834-1899). The illustrations are made by Job, which is an alias for Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Bréville (1858-1931). His charming soft coloured illustrations are full of expression and excitement.

Incl. BTW  163,50

Excl. BTW  150,00

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