A Collection of Novels and Tales of the Fairies written by that Celebrated Wit of France, the Countess D'Anois.

London: Printed for J. Brotherton, R. Baldwin, H. Woodfall, B. Law, C. and R. Ware, and G. Burnett, 1766.

Price: $1,250.00


About the item

Volume I: fifth edition ; volume II: third edition ; volume III: fourth edition. ix, [i, ads], [1]-288, 275, [1, ads]; 239, [1, ads]pp. 3 vols. 12mo. Three-quarters bound in red morocco, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, marbled edges; cracked spine in all three volumes in the front; worn at the tops and some wear to the spines. Text blocks otherwise tight. Good. ESTC T82647 (Vol I) ; ESTC N5687 (vol III).

Item #318226

A three-volume set, uniformly bound, of the collected fairy tales in English by Madame d'Aulnoy. The first and third volumes are recorded in ESTC and are relatively rare ; the second volume has no ESTC record.

The contents:

Volume I:

Story of Don Gabriel
The Royal Ram
Story of Finetta
Palace of Revenge
Story of Anguiletta
Story of Don Ferdinand of Toldedo
Story of the Yellow Dwarf
Story of Young-and-Handsome
The History of the New Gentleman-Citizen
Story of the White Cat

Volume II:

Story of Fortunio
Story of the Pidgeon and the Dove
Story of the Princes Fair-Star and Prince Chery
Story of the Princes Carpillona
Perfect Love: A Story

Volume III:

Story of the Knights Errant
The History of the Princess Zamea, and the Prince Almanzon
The History of Prince Elmedorus of Granada
The history of the Prince of Mauritania
The History of the Magnificent Fairy, and Prince Salmasis
The History of the Fairy of Pleasures, and the cruel Amerdin
Florina
The History of the Princess Leonice
The Tyranny of the Fairies Destroy’d
The History of the Princess Melicerta.