[AULNOY, Marie Catherine (la Mothe) Comtesse d']

A COLLECTION OF NOVELS AND TALES OF THE FAIRIES. Written by that Celebrated Wit of France, the Countess D'Anois. In three Volumes... The Fifth Edition. Translated from the best Edition of the Original French, by several Hands. 1766.
Author [AULNOY, Marie Catherine (la Mothe) Comtesse d']
Title A COLLECTION OF NOVELS AND TALES OF THE FAIRIES. Written by that Celebrated Wit of France, the Countess D'Anois. In three Volumes... The Fifth Edition. Translated from the best Edition of the Original French, by several Hands.
Published London. J. Brotherton. R. Baldwin... 1766.
Stock Code 12256
Description Three volumes, the first and third volumes, fifth editions; the second volume, a third edition.. Bound in full calf gilt with red and black labels. 12mo. Spines rubbed, worn and cracking, with some small loss at head and heels; small area of loss to the fore-edge of the title-page of volume one, and some light water-staining to the lower, outer edge for the first thirty pages; some water-staining to the same area of volume three, but affecting about half of the book; else a very good, clean set – the water-staining nowhere near as offensive as it might sound. This edition, in reduced form, was first published in 1721 in two volumes.
£1800.00