First American edition of the famous first book of Hauptmann, EIN TAG IM LEBEN DER DOROTHEA WUTZ – a story told without text, using die-cuts to created a moveable illustration effect.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PETRONELLA PIG
A true picture book with no text at all, each illustration is composed of 2 leaves. Printed on one side of the paper, the top leaf is die-cut and, when the page is turned, it reveals new illustrations underneath it. Featuring a family of humanized pigs, this book follows Dorothea from rising in the morning until going to sleep at night.
New York: Sunflower Books, (1978). 11.5'' x 12.5''. Original pictorial boards. Illustrated by Hauptmann in color throughout. Printed on high quality paper.
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