Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - Le Petit Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - Le Petit Prince

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved children’s story. A prince explores different planets in space by riding a flock of birds after meeting the narrator, a pilot who’d crashed his plane, in the desert. This beautiful fable teaches children about matters central to the human condition, like love and friendship and loneliness. Saint-Exupéry drew on personal experiences of travel to places such as The Sahara, but it’s his imagination that makes this novella a work of art. There is also a feeling of ambiguity and mystery about the story that has stolen the hearts of so many readers. This copy was published by Gallimard in 1974, is written in French and includes beautiful illustrations.

Title: Le Petit Prince

Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Publisher: Gallimard

Year Printed: 1974

Binding: Hardback

Condition: Good

Comments: As this is a vintage book, there is damage to the spine, to the front cover and to the back cover of the dust jacket. There is also some foxing of the pages and some pencilled numbers on the first page. There is some very minor damage to the front cover, to the spine and to the back cover of the book, otherwise it's in very good condition. Book includes the original dust jacket. Please see photos for all details.


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