1837 Rare illustrated French Book ~ Contes des Fees - Fairy Tales by Elise Voiart & Amable Tastu
Author: Elise Voiart & Amable Tastu.
Title: Le livre des Enfants; Contes des Fees.
Publisher: Paris, Chez Paulin, Libraire, 1837.
Language: Text in French.
Size: 5.5 "X 4.5 ".
Pages: 144 pages.
Binding: Very good and nice illustrated marbled hardcover binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, light stain on page 32 only - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece by M. Perlet and all the intext illustrations by Gerard Seguin, Tellier, and Lorents.
The book: Uncommon and nice illustrated french edition of the Fairy Tales by Elise Voiart & Amable Tastu including La Princesse Camion, Le Prince Lutin and Le Prince Sincer.
The authors :
Élise Voïart, (1786-1866) was a writer and translator from Nancy, France, specializing in historical works, fiction and children's books. She held literary salons at her home when she lived near Paris.
Amable Tastu, real name Sabine Casimire Amable Voïart, (30 August 1795 - 10 January 1885) was a 19th-century French poet and writer (femme de lettres).
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1837 Rare illustrated French Book ~ Contes des Fees - Fairy Tales by Elise Voiart & Amable Tastu Price List