CARAN D'ACHE. Le Crayon de Qualité.
n.p. (Caran D'Ache) ca. 1932 . An amusing and lively colour illustrated promotional brochure for Swiss pencil manufacturer Caran d'Ache. Caran d'Ache was the nom de plume of political cartoonist Emmanuel Poire. "Karandash" means pencil in Russian. With illustrations from designs by M. Pozzati, by Amaldi, and by Nizzoli. A very good copy. Oblong pamphlet ,17.2 x 24.6 cm; (vi) + 21 pp. of colour illustrations printed on rectos only, with printed tissue guards + (ii)pp.
Original stiff cream paper with colour illustration and "Caran d'Ache" on upper cover; design by M. Pozzati on rear cover; cord tied with original tie; light hand-soiling;internally fine with printed tissue guards. A near fine copy.
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