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To the One I Love the Best

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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To the One I Love the  Best
To the One I Love the  Best
To the One I Love the  Best
To the One I Love the  Best
To the One I Love the  Best

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Product Information

Era:

Vintage; 1910-1950

Condition:

Very Good; jacket has slight soiling and edge wear

Materials:

paper

Size:

8.5" L x 5.8" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

To the One I Love the Best by Ludwig Bemelmans. New York: Viking, 1955. Second printing before publication. "Bemelmans came to Lady Mendl's California house for cocktails one day, and stayed on as a member of the family." Lady Mendl was the grande dame of Benedict Canyon, a pioneer of American interior decoration and the gracious hostess of a "modern Versailles." With jacket art, end papers and a frontispiece by Bemelmans. Book is fine; good, unclipped jacket has edge dirt and wear.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Why We Love This

To the One I Love the Best by Ludwig Bemelmans. New York: Viking, 1955. Second printing before publication. "Bemelmans came to Lady Mendl's California house for cocktails one day, and stayed on as a member of the family." Lady Mendl was the grande dame of Benedict Canyon, a pioneer of American interior decoration and the gracious hostess of a "modern Versailles." With jacket art, end papers and a frontispiece by Bemelmans. Book is fine; good, unclipped jacket has edge dirt and wear.

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.