1817 Scarce Book set - FAIRY TALES and Novels by the Countess d'ANOIS.
Author : Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy (Countess d'Anois).
Title : FAIRY TALES and Novels Translated from the French of the Countess d'ANOIS. Complete 2 volumes set.
Publisher : London, Walker & Edwards, 1817.
Language : Text in English
Size : 5.5 " X 3 "
Pages : vii-405, 404 pages
Binding : Very good and Attractive binding with two tone brown leather with red and green spine title labels, decorated in gilt, with diced patterned decoration to boards (hinges tight, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Good to Very good content (tight, some foxing and staining throughout - as shown).
Illustrations : Complete with the frontis and the illustrated title page in each volume.
Estimation : (USD 800 - USD 1200)
The book : Scarce and attractive complete set 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.
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