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 : Attractive and good half leather binding with marbled paper cover (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed, upper part of marbled paper of front cover of volume 1 worn - as shown) 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. A rare find in any condition!
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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1817 Scarce Book Set - FAIRY TALES and Novels by the Countess d'ANOIS. Price List