Animaux du Congo; Dieren Uit Congo. Sold for the Belgian Effort to Conquer Tuberculosis. Art, Germaine Hagemans.

Animaux du Congo; Dieren Uit Congo. Sold for the Belgian Effort to Conquer Tuberculosis.

Brussels: Edition des Services de Propagande. A scarce illustrated pamphlet by the Belgian artist Germaine Hagemans, noted for her animal paintings and poster work. Hagemans (1897 - 1985) was the daughter of the painter Maurice Hagemans, and sister of Paul Hagemans, also a painter. This item is not recorded in OCLC. The only items by Hagemans recorded in OCLC are 'Boby Dessine', texte et dessins/ Germaine Hagemans, Bruxelles, Vromant, 1926, and 'Dans le Monde des Betes' Paris, Editions pittoresques (101, faubourg Saint-Denis), 1931.

This color and b&w pamphlet was sold for the profit of the "L'Oeuvre Nationale Belge de Defense Contre la Tuberculose". The animals, in color at the left hand page, b&w at the right, include: elephant, pelican, rhinoceros, antelope, chimpanzee (with vignette of head), lion (vignettes of heads), and crocodile.

Oblong 8vo, not paginated [14]. 10 1/2 x 7". Printed color stiff wrappers, title in blue at front wrapper with color illustration of pelican. With the "Vendu au profit" information printed at rear wrapper with double cross red logo. Rear wrapper a little dusty, otherwise very good condition. Very good condition. Item #21904

Price: $95.00

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