1817 Scarce Book Set - FAIRY TALES and Novels by the Countess d'ANOIS. Beautiful Binding.
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: 6 " X 3.5 ".
Pages : vii-405-[2 ad’s] pages, 404-[3 ad’s] pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine full red morocco leather binding finely bound (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. A very nice binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful frontispiece and illustrated title page in each volume.
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The books: 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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