Mercier, Jean A. (illus).
Paris. Imprimerie Moderne De Nantes. 1961. Copyright 1956.
Stiff card folder with decorative cover 13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches; inside front cover is a pocket for the Pathe Super 45 record; six folded card sheets are tucked into the facing panel, each 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches with a color illustration on front cover approx. 7 x 7 inches and music and words to a French song on the back cover. Near fine condition. An uncommon advertising piece issued by this French shipping company. Illustrations by Jean Mercier were often used as front cover illustrations for their menus. Here the folders are issued blank on the inside, with a popular French song on the back cover and the Mercier illustration of that song on the front cover. The record provides recording of those songs sung by Andre Claveau, Claire Vallin, Christian Borel and Mathe Altery. The songs are Au Clair de la Lune, Sur le Pont d'Avignon, A! Vous Dirais-Je Maman, Maman les P'tits Bateaux, J'ai du Bon Tabac, Frere Jacques. Further text notes the images as being from the album "Nos Vieilles Chansons" edited by Les Beaux Livres. Item #56204