By: [PRANG, Louis] VERY, Lydia L.
Boston:, Louis Prang, 1863.: 1863
Seller ID: LV1572
17 cm.  pp. Color lithographic illus. throughout. Stiff pictorial wrappers cut in the shape of Red Riding Hood & illustrated by color lithography. Fine. RARE SHAPED BOOK. FIRST EDITION. This richly illustrated tale of Red Riding Hood was the first book issued by Prang and the first of his shaped series. The whole book is cut in the shape of a young doll-sized girl, and the two sides of the covers show (respectively) the front and rear view of Red Riding Hood in color lithography. The traditional tale is told, but saved by a hunter's gunshot. Each page is printed with surrounding color lit... View More...