Wow! COLLECTOR'S 1941 vintage first edition children's oversize hardcover book – Walt Disney's Bambi. Rare edition w/ BRILLIANT color lithographic illustrations, and ORIGINAL story based on Bambi-A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten. Translation by Whittaker Chambers.
Publisher: Copyright, 1928 by Simon and Schuster, New York, Western Printing and Lithographing Co., Copyright, 1941, Walt Disney Productions. Possible first printing. Adapted from novel by Felix Salten.
EXQUISITE lithograph illustrations including several full page color plates. Endpapers duo full page color plates, STUNNING lithography, front & back. Smaller color drawings w/ some lovely text border illustrations. Numerous BEAUTIFUL black & white illustrations.
Oversize pictorial hardcover, bright green & brown illustrated boards, color lithography endpapers, VIBRANT illustration pages, large color lithographs bright & clean, 10" x 8". Binding tight. Not ex-lib.
Pages excellent/very good for age-some general wear including some light page yellowing-some light foxing-mostly edges-some small spots-2 1/2" top split top back endpaper at binding-not separated-no effect on binding.
Cover bright/clean-very good-some general wear including some edgewear scuffing-corner bumping-little board showing. General spinewear including some tears-chipping-bite top-bottom-board showing.
Do not pass up this RARE classic gem; each painting is a MAGNIFICENT work of art. Would make a FABULOUS gift!!
Additional Categories: Cartoons: Antiquarian: Children's Literature: Animation Characters: Animated Movie: Deer: Animal Stories: Disney Film
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