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Title: Mironton, Mirontaine! Dessins de John Hassall.
Description: Paris, Hachette et Cie, n.d. (ca.1920), 6 illustrated leaves including title, all in colour printed on cloth, 27,5 x 23,5 cm. Condition: Very Goed; few stains and foxing, backcover later cloth. Cloth book in bright colours. John Hassall English illustrator was born in Walmer, Kent on 21 May 1868, died 8 March 1948. At the suggestion of Dudley Hardy (along with Cecil Aldin, a life-long friend), he studied art in Antwerp and Paris. During this time, in 1895, he was influenced by the famous poster artist Alphonse Mucha. Making use of flat colours enclosed by thick black lines, his poster style was very suitable for children's books, and he produced many volumes of nursery rhymes and fairy stories, such as Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes (1909)].

Keywords: 1880-1950

Price: EUR 140.00 = appr. US$ 152.16 Seller: Antiquariaat Dik Ramkema
- Book number: 12736

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