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[MAYER, Charles-Joseph de]

Cabinet des Fées ou collection choisie des contes des fees, et autre contes merveilleux.
Geneva: chez Barde, Manget & Compagnie & Paris, chez Cuchet. 1785-1789.

41 vols. Large 12mo. (17 x 10 cm). Nineteenth century half green morocco over marbled boards, spines with gilt decorated raised bands and repeated thistle device, marbled endpapers and edges. 120 full page engraved plates after Marillier. A few plates with even light tanning, but generally a very nice fresh set in an attractive binding.

Marvellous classic collection of all the celebrated fairy stories, Perrault, Mille et une Nuits etc., including the biographies of the authors (vol.37) and the four supplementary volumes (vols.38-41) with the fine and charming suite of engravings after Marillier.

(Cohen/de Ricci, 198; Brunet 1, 1440)

Price £ 5000.00
Stock Code 52083
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