French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)
French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)
French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)
French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)
French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)

French Recitation Book (c. 1960s)

Sewn “Royal Alfa” notebook, approximately 6.5” x 8.5”, 32 lined pp. (only 3 blank). No date (we assume 1960s). VG+, with markings and paint to covers and some loose pages within. A completely charming recitation book belonging to one Sophie L. with poems and lyrics to songs (Hugo, Apollinaire, Fontaine, Carco, Gautier, Verlaine, Perochon), 7 handwritten and 5 dittoed copies (some loose) both taped and pasted to pages, with notations. Also includes 12 drawings (colored pencil and crayon) by Sophie to accompany each song/poem (drawing usually on versos). The final five pages are handwritten multiplication and addition tables. Laid in is a handwritten letter in French on notepaper, folded, a drawing by another girl on verso of La Cordialite Franco-Suisse D’Assurances, Paris, stationery, folded, and another drawing of what looks to be an Indian princess. Item #323

Price: $125.00

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