French toys

French toys
  • Title :     French toys
  • Artist:     Hellé, André , 1871-1935 (illustrator.) | Niestlé, M. D. (art director.) | Duvernois, Henri. | Éditions de l'Avenir Feminin | Éditions de l'Avenir Feminin (publisher)
  • Accession:     83.2.2143
  • Collection:     Library
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Toys | Toys , France | Toys , Juvenile fiction | World War, 1914-1918 , Juvenile fiction | World War, 1914-1918 , France , Juvenile fiction | Social life and customs , Juvenile literature | PZ 24.9 .F87
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  • Tags:     ~War and Political Propaganda~Industrial Design~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Mademoiselle Anna : a humble doll, by Pierre Loti -- The Leipsic soldiers : beware of the "made in Germany" "of bimbocherie", by Frédéric Masson -- Puppets, by Henride Régnier -- The airship, by Michel Corday -- The little red balloon, by Tristan Bernard -- The sheep fold : a pastoral for three little girls, by J. Ernest-Charles -- Pandora, by Marcel Boulenger -- The wonderful adventure, by Pierre Mille -- The doll's house, by Henri Duvernois. | "Children who will see the future for which are dying the sons of France, this book has been written for you. If you love the toys made in France , if you adopt them, you will help us to find work for the widows, the orphans, the wounded of the most terrible war. Help us children of a free nation for obtaining the triumph of French toys." -- Introduction, p. [3]. | "ll a été tiré de cet ouvrage: 15,000 exemplaires sur Alfa vergé; 1,000 exemplaires sur Hollande Chesterfield; 50 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial (numérotés de là 50.)" -- verso of title page. | "Achevé d'imprimer le 15 Octobre 1915 sur les presses de "l'Avenir Feminin" à Paris. Direction artistique: M.D. Niestlé" -- Colophon, dust jacket. | Softcover edition, printed paper wrapper over thin cardboard, sewn binding; title statement printed on front cover in yellow and black inks; color illustration (in grey, tan, orange, black, yellow, and olive green inks) of various toy animals behind bars on front cover. | English. | FIU Green Library Display: Child's Play: propaganda puzzles, war games and children's books from The Wolfsonian - FIU ; December 2, 2007 - January 30, 2008.