1817 Rare Victorian Book - FAIRY TALES, Translated from the French of the Countess d'ANOIS.
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Author : Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy (Countess d'Aulnoy). Complete Volume I.
Title : FAIRY TALES, Translated from the French of the Countess d'ANOIS.
Publisher : London, Walker & Edwards, 1817.
Language : Text in English
Size : 5 " X 3 "
Pages : 405 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive full leather binding (hinges partly cracked but still tight, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (tight, some light foxing and staining throughout - as shown).
Illustrations : Complete with the frontis and the illustrated title page.
Estimation : (USD 150 - USD 225)
The book : Scarce and attractive edition of the First volume of Countess d'Aulnoy Fairy Tales translated in English.
The Author : Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy (1650/1651–4 January 1705), also known as Countess d'Aulnoy, was a French writer known for her fairy tales. When she termed her works contes de fées (fairy tales), she originated the term that is now generally used for the genre.