“NO MERCI MME. DUPUIS JE SUIS ME ELOISE”
THOMPSON, Kay. Eloise in Paris. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Slim folio, original red paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket.
First edition, first printing, of Thompson's second Eloise book, with whimsical illustrations by Hilary Knight.
This second Eloise book details the comic adventures of the young heroine on a trip to the French capitol, accompanied by her nanny, her faithful pug Weenie, and her turtle Skipperdee. This first printing was also issued in blue paper boards; no priority. Cotsen 11005.
Book with a few rubs to endpapers, slightest soiling to boards, and a bit of wear to spine ends, dust jacket with only minor soiling and light wear and toning to extremities. A lovely copy.