First Folio Society edition, first printing. Two volumes. 'The Little Prince' is in yellow cloth with titles on the spine and an illustration on the upper board in black and blue foil, the 'Commentary Volume' in navy paper-covered board decorated in white, yellow and gilt. In slipcase. Illustrated in colour throughout by the author. A fine copy, the bindings square and tight, the contents clean and bright throughout. In the the original fine slipcase with titles and decorations in white and yellow.
A beautifully produced edition of Saint-Exupery's philosophical childrens' classic, accompanied by a 'Commentary Volume' containing reproductions of the author's sketches and manuscripts and accompanied by a commentary by Christine Nelson, the Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York.
Stock code: 24646