I Prelibri | Bruno Munari | Danese edizioni per bambini
Several square 8vo book bound with many kind of bindings hold in a 4to multi pocket case.
The box externally presents the trace of a piece of scotch tape, rubbing and dirt given by the passing of the years and scratches, especially on the back. The inner plastic"rack" is detached from the cover, has some fractures and a small missing piece. The interior is yellowed.
Book 1 has a small dent in the upper right corner. It is a cardboard book tied with string. The inside of the book is a series of cards tied together by a thread of red wool.
Book 2 is stapled and presents consumption along the edges of the corners as well as a little dirt on the cover at the bottom, right under the name of the publisher. It also has a dent on the upper part of the back. The interior of the volume is clean.
Book 3 is also stapled and presents what looks like a sunburn on both the front and back, on the more marked front. In addition, the cover appears to have a small fold on the lower right corner. Also on the back side of the ligature, at the top and at the bottom there are two slight tears. The inside of the volume seems generally clean.
Book 4 is spiral bound and does not present particular defects except for a little dirt on the corners of the pages visible from the outside.
Book 5 is paperback, has external dirt on the back, folds on the rib and dirt on the edges. It also presents dent on the first pages and on the cover along the upper edge. Also presents a slight fading from the sun on the back.
Book 6, which is also spiral bound, has outside dirt in particular along the edges and on the corners. It also presents occasional dirt on the inside pages.
Book 7,spiral bound in plastic and made of a spongy material, presents fading on the front cover and dirt on both the front and back cover, while the inside looks clean.
Book 8 is made of fabric and is soft. Outside it has dirt. In the inside there is a buttonhole and it’s button. Also to note the edges of the fabric pages that present dirt on the outside. The whole external part of the book seems a little discolored looking at the internal pages.
Book 9 is entirely made of wood and bound with a string. It is very difficult to extract from the case.
Book 10 is entirely made of plastic and is held together by a string of the same material. The pages are all equally curved and the edges of the plastic pages show dirt.
Book 11 is also made of transparent plastic. The material has been deformed over the years. Remarkable that the pages are unglued from each other despite to the type of plastic used, which cooks easily and easily sticks.
The volume 12, which is made again of paper and bound by a seam, has dirt on the outside and inside on the black parts. Inside there is a tuft of fur.