American printing of this innovative picture book with minimalist text, interactive elements, and vivid color lithographs by Munari, first published Italian as STORIE DI TRE UCCELLINI.
TIC, TAC AND TOC
First published in 1945 in Milan, this copy lists a 1957 copyright date for the first American edition, but features ads on the rear panel through Munari's book THE CIRCUS IN THE MIST, published in the US in 1969.
(New York): World Publishing Company, (1957) [but no earlier than 1969]. 12.5'' x 9.5''. Original quarter cloth, color pictorial paper boards. Illustrated by Munari with striking color lithographs on every page.  pages of varying widths. Scarce in this condition.
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