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The Boy Who Could Do Anything & Other Mexican Folk Tales

Illustrated by Jean Charlot (Mexican (born in France, active in the United States), 1898–1979), Author Anita Brenner (Mexican, 1905–1974), Publisher William R. Scott (American, 20th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 25.1 x 20.3 x 1.9 cm (9 7/8 x 8 x 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints, some in color

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Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: William R. Scott, Inc., 1942) 25.1 cm; 134 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s green-stamped yellow cloth.

New York: William R. Scott, Inc., 1942


W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1963, bequeathed by W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen


© The Jean Charlot Estate LLC