KIRTCHISS ET RIKIKI, by Serge Brisy - 1938 [1st Ed] Kovalevsky Lithos Children

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A beautiful large-sized children's book featuring charming lithographs by Olga Kovalevsky. Overall in Very Good condition with some smudging and toning. Text in French. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see description for more details. AS IS.

Kirtchiss et Rikiki ou l'Aventure extraordinaire de deux petits Nains de la Foret

by Serge Brisy 

illustrated with original lithographs by Olga Kovalevsky

A fascinating tale about two little forest dwarves, who encounter many adventures as they attempt to reach the hamlet to stock up for winter. Yet there dwell the humans, of which they are afraid, and the story takes an unexpected turn when one of the dwarves is taken captive by a mad scientist. This is the story of the clash of two worlds, told in an entertaining narration, which will fascinate readers as they discover the adventures of these two endearing characters, brought to life by the beautiful lithographs of Olga Kovalesky. 62 pages. 10 x 13 inches.

FIRST EDITION. Lavishly illustrated with the B&W and full-color original lithographs of Olga Kovalesky. Text in French.

Published by: Editions des Artistes, Brussels, Belgium, 1938.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Volume is in overall very good condition showing toning and minor smudging on covers and minimal toning inside.
  • Color illustrated covers feature black text and lithographs from the book.
  • Boards display overall toning and smudges with some light brown stains near lower edge on front, as well as some edgewear with small scuffs and rubbing to upper corner of front.
  • Quarter-bound in brown cloth.
  • Spine displays slight fading, and some light softening at ends.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Interior displays minimal age-toning, with scarce occasional smudges, 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Page edges display faint marginal toning, scarcely turning to light foxing where most accentuated. 
  • Text block edges show expected toning.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20180628

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Year Printed: 1938
Country/Region of Manufacture: Belgium
Topic: Fairy Tales & Fantasy
Binding: Hardcover
Region: Europe
Illustrator: Olga Kovalevsky
Author: Serge Brisy
Subject: Children's
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: French
Publisher: Editions des Artistes
Place of Publication: Brussels Belgium
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
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