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Author ERICH KAESTNER, Walter Trier
Pages 77
Signed No
Publishing date 1931
Publishing place Paris
Language French
Edition First french edition
Binding Hardcover without dustjacket (as issued)
Book condition Very Good
Cover condition Good

Children books


Emile and the Detectives is a captivating story about a boy named Émile who, with the help of other children, chases a thief across Berlin. The book includes illustrations inspired by the famous film adaptation, capturing thrilling scenes of pursuit and espionage undertaken by the children. This edition, published by Stock in Paris in 1931, is an oblong in-4 volume, encompassing 77 pages and 12 plates with 24 illustrations outside the text. The book's binding is in a half-cloth format provided by the publisher. The translation of the original German text into French was skillfully done by Madame L. Faisans-Maury. This book not only offers an engaging narrative but also visually brings to life the excitement and adventure through its film-based illustrations, making it a unique and enthralling read. Author: Erich Kästner Translator: Madame L. Faisans-Maury Illustrations: Based on the famous film Film Production: Gunther Stapenhorst of U.F.A. Director: Gerhard Lamprecht Edition: Alliance Cinématographique Européenne
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