1876 Scarce French Book - CONTES DE FÉES - Fairy Tales signed by Madame Le Lasseur née Perier. Illustrated by Bertall.
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Author: Marie Pauline Octavie Perier Lelasseur. (Illustrator, Bertall).
Title: CONTES DE FÉES. Illustrés par BERTALL.
Publisher: Paris, Librairie Auguste Vaton, no date (circa 1876). First edition.
Language: Text in French.
Size: 9.5 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: 133 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining - as shown, lower corner of page 7 chipped - as shown, the inner hinge of the last endpaper worn but still tight, rare gift note SIGNED by the author on the half-title page).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated by Bertall.
The book: Attractive and scarce signed first edition of the Fairy Tales by Madame Le Lasseur née Perier. A rare find in any condition!
Content : Including 3 fairy tales: La Princesse Turquoise, Les Aventures du Prince Étincelles, Le Pays Rose.
The illustrator: Charles Albert d'Arnoux (Charles Constant Albert Nicolas, Vicomte d'Arnoux, Count of Limoges-Saint-Saëns), known as Bertall (or Bertal, an anagram of Albert) or Tortu-Goth (December 18, 1820, Paris - March 24, 1882, Soyons) was a French illustrator, engraver, caricaturist, and early photographer.
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