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PERRAULT, Charles.

MOTHER GOOSE'S FAIRY TALES; or Histories of Past times: with morals. Written in French, by Monsieur Perrault. Translated by R[obert] Samber. 1798.
Author PERRAULT, Charles.
Title MOTHER GOOSE'S FAIRY TALES; or Histories of Past times: with morals. Written in French, by Monsieur Perrault. Translated by R[obert] Samber.
Published London. Printed for, and sold by all the Stationary and Toy Shops, and Town and Country. [Price Six Pence.] No date. Inscribed 1798, but probably a little earlier.
Stock Code 13931
Description xii, 13-156 pages [the last 5 being a book-list]. Wood-engraved frontispiece and 19 woodcuts within the text. Recently re-bound in 18th Dutch floral paper-covered boards. 103 x 66 mm. Lacks three leaves; pages 15/16, 127/128, 145/146. Inscribed n both endpapers: 'James Rontos his book 1798.' A very good copy of an extremely rare book. We have been unable to trace another copy of this particular edition. Samber's translation of Perrault's Histoires ou Contes du temps passé was first published in 1729.
£2000.00