BRUNHOFF, JEAN DE. 1899-1937. 5 Babar the Elephant titles, comprising: 1. Histoire de Babar, le petit elephant. Paris: Editions du Jardin des Modes, 1931.

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BRUNHOFF, JEAN DE. 1899-1937.
5 Babar the Elephant titles, comprising:
1. Histoire de Babar, le petit elephant. Paris: Editions du Jardin des Modes, 1931.

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
BRUNHOFF, JEAN DE. 1899-1937.
5 Babar the Elephant titles, comprising:
1. Histoire de Babar, le petit elephant. Paris: Editions du Jardin des Modes, 1931.
Folio. Colored illustrations throughout. Publisher's pictorial boards. Light wear and soiling to boards. FIRST EDITION of the first book in the series.
2. Babar the King. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. Folio. Publisher's pictorial boards, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket soiled, a few tears to edges, spine of jacket worn. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, translated to English by Merle Haas.
3. Babar en Famille. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1938. Folio. Publisher's pictorial boards. Corners slightly bumped, light wear.
4. Babar at Home. London: Methuen & Co., 1938. Folio. Publisher's pictorial boards. Corners slightly bumped, minor wear and soiling. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, a translation of Babar en Famille.
5. Babar's Picnic. New York: Random House, 1949. Folio. Publisher's pictorial boards, pictorial dust jacket. Outside corners bumped, jacket with some wear, 10 mm tear at bottom of front panel, and chip to top edge of spine. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, translated by Merle Haas.

Each contained in custom quarter morocco gilt box by Asprey.
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