Lot 504

Fairy Tales.- Perrault (Charles)

Histoires ou Contes du Tems Passé, avec des Moralités…Nouvelle Edition, title in red and black, engraved frontispiece, 9 engraved vignettes by Fokke after De Sève, some spotting and marking, contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, little rubbed & scuffed, 12mo, ‘La Haye’ [= Paris, Coustellier], 1742.

*** Scarce and charmingly illustrated edition, with a new tale, L’adroite Princesse, by Perrault’s niece Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier de Villandon added at the end.

Estimate: £1,000-£1,500