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DE FIL EN AIGUILLE
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DE FIL EN AIGUILLE

By PERE CASTOR

CHARCANE. PERE CASTOR. DE FIL EN AIGUILLE. Paris: Flammarion, 1934. Oblong 4to (9 x 8 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, unused and As New. 1st edition. There are 36 brightly colored die cut cards with a bit of text on the back. There are 4 trades represented: hairdresser, tailor, shoemaker and carpenter. The child can arrange the cards in any way but the bits of text on the versos will only make sense if the correct cards are matched with the appropriate trade. Wonderfull illustrated in color by Characne (Jarousek Sarkan). 2 pages of instructions are at the beginning of the book. Charming and rare.

$600.00

SUISSE EN IMAGES LUMINEUSES
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SUISSE EN IMAGES LUMINEUSES

By PERE CASTOR

WOLFF, KATE. PERE CASTOR. SUISSE EN IMAGES LUMINIEUSES designed by Lalouve. Paris: Flammarion (1936). Square 4to (8 1/2"), flexible pictorial card coverss, Fine and unused. 1st edition. There are 12 lovely full page silhouette illustrations. Each illustration represents a different historical figure or event in Swiss history including William Tell, Nicolas de Flue, Major Davel and more. The child is to cut out the marked sections of the illustration. Then by cutting out pieces of various colored papers provided in the book, and pasting them into open sections of the full page illustration, the child can make their own illuminated pictures. The effect is most effective when held to the light. Designed by LALOUVE whose real name was Kate Wolff. Wolff was a Jewish artist forced to leave Germany in 1933. She came to Paris and began to work for Pere Castor, hiding her Jewish origins and changing her name to Lalouve, This is one of the more unusual and rare Pere Castor titles.

$600.00

BETES QUE J'AIME
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BETES QUE J'AIME

By PERE CASTOR

GUERTIK, H.. PERE CASTOR. LES BETES QUE J'AIME [ANIMALS I LIKE] by Louv'a. Paris: Flammarion 1934. 8 1/4" square, flexible pictorial wraps, VG. First edition. Illustrated with wonderful bold and stylized color lithos by HELENE GUERTIK.

$150.00

PANORAMA DU FLEUVE
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PANORAMA DU FLEUVE

By COLMONT, MARIE

EXTER, ALEXANDRA. EXTER,ALEXANDRA. PANORAMA DU FLEUVE texte de Marie Colmont. Paris: Flammarion 1937. Square 9 3/4" opening to 8 feet, slight bit of cover rubbing and soil else near Fine. This PERE CASTOR BOOK is illustrated by Russian emigre artist ALEXANDRA EXTER. One side is a striking full color panorama done in rich colors with much detail and style. The verso is illustrated in black & white where the text appears. In his article on Russian emigre artists (DAPA Winter 1989) A.L. de Saint-Rat comments about Pere Castor books: "If a break was to be made in format and style, Exter was to make it in the grandest manner...[the panoramas] are masterpieces of graphic design unsurpassed to this day.

$525.00

IMAGES A COLORIER:DES LEGUMES
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IMAGES A COLORIER:DES LEGUMES

By PERE CASTOR

GUERTIK, HELENE. PERE CASTOR. IMAGES A COLORIER: DES LEGUMES. Paris: Flammarion (1935). Oblong 4to (9 x 8 1/2") pictorial wraps, upper corner chip else VG and unused. 1st ed. Printed on black paper, each lovely bold full page color litho faces an uncolored page to be colored by owner. Illustrated by Russian emigre artist HELENE GUERTIK.

$225.00

QUIPIC
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QUIPIC

By LIDA

ROJAN. (ROJANKOVSKY,FYDOR)illus. QUIPIC par Lida. Paris: Flammarion 1937. 4to (9 x 8"), pictorial wraps, near Fine. A PERE CASTOR book, this with wonderful, brightly colored full page and in-text lithos by Rojan, depicting a "quizzical hedgehog... (with) a layout that's a knockout" (Bader p. 124, illustration on p.125)

$250.00

CALENDRIER DES ENFANTS
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CALENDRIER DES ENFANTS

By PERE CASTOR

ROJANKOVSKY, FEODOR. (ROJANKOVSKY,FEODOR)illus. CALENDRIER DES ENFANTS texte de Y. Lacote. Paris: Flammarion (1936). Oblong 8vo, (7 1/4 x 6 1/2") pictorial wraps, paper rubbed inside covers where wrap had been attached and light edge wear else VG+. First edition of this PERE CASTOR title with wonderful full page color lithos by ROJAN for each month of the year. See Bader p. 124-5.

$300.00

SECRET DE MAITRE CORNILLE
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SECRET DE MAITRE CORNILLE

By DAUDET, ALPHONSE

PECQ, ANDRE. PERE CASTOR. SECRET DE MAITRE CORNILLE by Alphonse Daudet. Paris: Flammarion 1046. Obl. 8vo, pict. wraps, Fine. 1st ed. Illus. with charming color lithos by Andre Pecq.

$75.00

BABA YAGA
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BABA YAGA

By CELLI, ROSE

PARAIN, NATHALIE. (PARAIN, NATHALIE)illus. BABA YAGA:a popular Russian tale retold by Rose Celli. NY: Artists & Writers Guild, 1935. Folio (11 x 12 3/4"), flexible card covers, small piece of corner nipped and slight edge wear else VG. Authorized American edition of a large format PERE CASTOR book, featuring striking and stylized Art Deco color lithographs by Parain.

$225.00

JEUX DE PLIAGE
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JEUX DE PLIAGE

By COEUR, FERDINAND

PERE CASTOR. JEUX DE PLIAGE by Ferdinand Coeur [F. Card Krch]. Paris: Flammarion 1940 (1933, 1940]. 4to, pictorial wraps, fine. 1st thus; this printing has a new and better cover design. Illustrated throughout and including directions for making 20 toys by folding paper (hat, boat, plane etc.).

$150.00

ANIMALS I LIKE
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ANIMALS I LIKE

By PERE CASTOR

GUERTIK, H.. PERE CASTOR. ANIMALS I LIKE by Louv'a. Authorized Amer. ed, Artists & Writers Guild, ca 1930. Sq. 4to, pict. wraps, VG. Illus. with wonderful color lithos by HELENE GUERTIK.

$150.00

PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE
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PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE

By PERE CASTOR

MOREL, ETIENNE. PERE CASTOR. LE PELERINAGE DE LA PAUVRE FOURMIGUETTE. Paris: Flammarion 1957. Obl. 8vo, pictorial wraps, cover sl. rubbed else Fine. 1st ed. The adventure of a humanized ant with lovely color lithos by Etienne Morel.

$50.00

ROI-CHAT
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ROI-CHAT

By COLMONT, MARIE

PAUL, ANDRE. CATS. LE ROI-CHAT [KING CAT] by Marie Colmont. Paris: Flammarion 1944. 5x6", pictorial wraps, scattered foxing, VG+. 1st ed. of the 16th title from a series of smaller sized Pere Castor books called Petits Pere Castor. The story of a pampered cat, illustrated with great color lithos by Andre Paul including 2 double page and 6 full page lithos.

$100.00

ANIMAUX DU ZOO
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ANIMAUX DU ZOO

By LIDA

ROJANKOVSKY, FEODOR. (ROJANKOVSKY,FEODOR)illus. LES ANIMAUX DU ZOO by Lida. Paris: Flammarion 1941. 5x6", pictorial wraps, fine. 1st ed. of the 2nd title from a series of smaller sized Pere Castor books called Petits Pere Castor, illustrated with great color lithos by Rojan. Scarce.

$150.00

DECOUVERTES
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DECOUVERTES

By GUILCHER, J.M.

NOAILLES, R.H.. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. DECOUVERTES commentaires de J.M. Guilcher. Paris: Flammarion 1947. 8vo, wraps, 78p., spine paper repaired, some shefwear, VG in frayed dw. A Pere Castor l'Atelier book, illustrated with magnificent photos from nature - detailed magnified images of plant life by R.H. Noailles.

$100.00

EMOTIONS D'UN PERDREAU ROUGE
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EMOTIONS D'UN PERDREAU ROUGE

By DAUDET, ALPHONSE

PECQ, ANDRE. PERE CASTOR. LES EMOTIONS D'UN PERDREAU ROUGE par Alphonse Daudet. Paris: Flammarion 1948. Oblong 8vo, pictorial wraps, fine. 1st ed. The story about how a young partridge escapes the hunt. Illustrated with lovely color lithos by Andre Pecq.

$100.00

L'AUTOMNE: UNE FRISE A COLORIER
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L'AUTOMNE: UNE FRISE A COLORIER

By PERE CASTOR

belves, pierre. PERE CASTOR. L'AUTOMNE: UNE FRISE A COLORIER. Paris: Flammarion (1944). Sq. 4to, pict. wraps, sl. corner soil else fine and unused. 1st ed. This is one long continuous sheet of paper folded. When opened up it measures nearly 3 feet long. The scene inside is a wonderful scene of people working in the field. Illustrated by Pierre Belves in green and white color with ample white spaces for the child to color. Text and directions for coloring are on one panel and there are 2 extra panels to color on the verso of the opened sheet. An uncommon Pere Castor title.

$100.00

BERNIQUE
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BERNIQUE

By GUILCHER, J.M.

PECQ, ANDRE. PERE CASTOR. BERNIQUE raconte par J.M. Guilcher. Paris: Flammarion 1948. Obl. 9vo, pictorial card covers, VG+. 1st ed. A dairy tale starring a poor man named Bernique. Illus. with wonderful color lithos on every page by Andre Picq.

$100.00

CHANTE PINSON
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CHANTE PINSON

By FRANCOIS, R. SIMON AND P.

SIMO, ROMAIN. PERE CASTOR. CHANTE PINSON recit de Simon et P. Francois. Paris: Flammarion 1950. Obl. 8vo, pictorial wraps, small cover scrape else VG+. 1st ed. The tale of forest creatures getting ready for winter, starring a squirrel and a bird. Lovely color lithos by Romain Simon.

$50.00

3 TOURS DE RENARD
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3 TOURS DE RENARD

PAUL, ANDRE. PERE CASTOR. 3 TOURS DE RENARD. Paris: Flammarion 1944. 5x6", pictorial wraps, fine. 1st ed. of the 17th title from a series of smaller sized Pere Castor books called Petits Pere Castor. 3 stories about Renard the fox are illustrated with great color lithos by Andre Paul.

$100.00

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