Bemelmans, Ludwig.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. First edition. Color illustrations by the author. Occasional light soiling, minor creasing, and very light toning to gutter margins. Minor repairs to illustrated rear endpaper. Still, a very nice copy with the binding in perfect condition. Finely bound in full green morocco by Monique Lallier with onlays, inlays, tooling, and green, red, and yellow decorations. The original front cover and front and rear endpapers expertly bound in. Front and rear yellow doublures with decorative onlays of Quarto. Unpaginated. (Item ID: 16268)


Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized bookbinder & book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L’Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, and Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Monique's work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, Guilford College in Greensboro as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan.

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