1865 Rare French Fairy Tales Book ~ The Tales of Perrault continued by Timothee Trimm.
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Author: Charles Perrault. Timothee Trimm. (Illustrator, Henri de Montaut).
Title : Les Contes de Perrault continues par Timothee Trimm (Leo Lespes). Illustres par Henry de Montaut.
Publisher: Paris, Librairie du Petit Journal, 1865. First Edition.
Language: Text in French.
Size: Large In-Folio 17 "X 12.5 ".
Pages: 72 pages.
Binding: Good quarter leather binding with marbled boards (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, rare foxing and staining - as shown, small light pencil marks on 2 pages - as shown, some margin close tears - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful frontispiece and the 7 full-page illustrations.
The book : Rare and beautifully illustrated french edition of the fairy Tales of Perrault continued by Timothee Trimm. Including : Le Petit Chaperon rouge (apres sa mort), Peau d'ane (suite), Le (Petit-Fils du) Petit Poucet, La Princesse Angora (suite du Chat botte). Cendrillon (dans son menage), (Madame Veuve) Barbe bleue, (Mademoiselle Intelligente suite de ) Riquet à la houppe. (La Belle au Bois Veillant suite de) La Belle au bois dormant, etc.
Charles Perrault (12 January 1628 – 16 May 1703) was a French author and member of the Académie française. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales.
Timothee Trimm, pen name of Antoine Joseph Napoleon Lespes, known as Leo Lespes, born in Bouchain (North) on June 18, 1815 and died in Paris on April 22, 1875, is a French chronicler, writer and journalist.
In 1862, he was one of the founders of the Petit Journal.
The Illustrator: Henri de Montaut (1825 or 1830 – 1890 or 1900) was a French draftsman, engraver, and illustrator of the 19th century. He sometimes signed Henri de Hem, Monta or Hy. Henri de Montaut, with other artists such as Edouard Riou or George Roux, is remembered for the illustrations they made for the novels of the series Voyages extraordinaires by Jules Verne.
He collaborated with Le Journal illustre for which he was chief editor for a time as well as with La Vie Parisienne.
In 1883, he became chief editor of L'Art et la mode, journal de la vie mondaine.
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