Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Italian Coloring Book Set by Publisher Alfredo Caravaggio

A series of four Snow White coloring books were issued circa 1940-41 by Italian publishing house Alfredo Caravaggio Editore, Milan. The set is is numbered 1-4. The books are designed with a full-color page opposite the same image in black & white, ready for coloring or painting. Dimensions: 21.2 cm x 15 cm; 8 pages each.

The four covers.

Book no. 2 sample pages.

Book no. 3 sample pages.

These same titles were re-printed years later by Piccoli Editrice. The back covers of book no. 3 are pictured here for comparison of the Alfredo Caravaggio edition to Piccoli.

Special thanks to Nunziante Valoroso for sharing sample pages from his collection.

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