Antique French Children's Story Book. Folktale in French with Pellerin Epinal print Illustrations. Serie Ecossaise Le Chat botte.

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A lovely antique French children's book. It is part of a collection known as "Serie Ecossaise" (Scotish Serie) which children all over France loved and enjoyed.

In 1796, Jean Charles Pellerin set up the “Imagerie d’Epinal” and popularized printed images on popular subjects rendered in bright sharp colours, sold in France in the 19th century. They owe their name to the fact that the first publisher of such images — Jean-Charles Pellerin — having been born in Épinal, named the printing house he founded in 1796, Imagerie d'Épinal.

The expression image d'Épinal has become proverbial in French and refers to an emphatically traditionalist and naïve depiction of something, showing only its good aspects.

• Title : Le Chat botté (Puss in Boots).
• Printed in full color print on heavy paper.
• Soft cover book printed by the famous Pellerin of Epinal company.
• Interior has twelve printed pages.
• DIMENSIONS: 8" Long x 5 1/2" Wide (20cm x 14cm).
• CONDITION : very good, no tears or damage.
• Antique item printed in France.

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