Paris: Albums Babar / Librairie Hachette, 1939. Hardcover. Reprint, 1939. Very Good. Folio, 47 pp., with full color illustrations. Text in French. Bound in publishers blue cloth with red illustrated paper. Book has been protected by a glassine wrapper and it has preserved the vibrant colors on the board. Some wear and chipping on board edges, tips rubbed. Interior pages are clean, bright and unmarked. A Very Good, colorful copy. Very Good. Item #25747
Babar the Elephant is a fictional elephant character who first appeared in 1931 in the French children's book Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff. The book is based on a tale that Brunhoff's wife, Cécile, had invented for their children. It tells of a young elephant, named Babar, whose mother is killed by a hunter. - Wiki.