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[CAUMONT DE LA FORCE, Charlotte Rose de (1650-1724)]
Les Fees Contes des Contes par Mademoiselle de***.
Amsterdam : Chez Pierre Mortier, Libraire, chez qui l'on trouve toute sorte de Musique. n.d.[c. 1713-19?]. 12mo, eng. frontis., [iv], 240 pp, 8 half-page engravings in text, folding plate of music, cont. sprinkled calf, french fillet borders, fully gilt spine, imperceptibly rebacked, new marbled endpapers, a good copy. The 8 tales are as follows :- Plus Belle que Fée, Persinette, L'Enchanteur, Tourbillon, Verd et Bleu, Le Pays des Délices, La Puissance d'Amour, and La Bonne Femme of which the best known is Persinette which was adapted by the Brothers Grimm in 1812 as the story Rapunzel. As with all collections of fairy stories early editions such as this are rare. No copy in CCfr KVK locates 1 copy only [Bib. Braidense, Milan] OCLC 914275453 & 254521429 together 5 copies [ Netherlands and Berlin].
Bookseller: H. M. Fletcher [United Kingdom]

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