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~ La Petite bibliothèque de la jeunesse. Paris: [Pinard for] Marcilly, [1836]

6 volumes (82 ×53 mm, page size 79 ×52 mm), comprising: Contes à mes jeunes amis, pp. viii, 118; Les féeries morales, pp. 127, [1]; Le petit fabuliste, pp. 126; Souvenirs d’un petit voyageur, pp. 122; L’Historien du jeune âge, pp. 125, [1]; Le petit conteur, pp. 126, each volume with engraved title and 4 plates, all in uniform quarter sheep of different colours, spines gilt, marbled boards. Souvenirs d’un petit voyageur with slight marking at the joints (apparently children’s teeth marks), Contes à mes jeunes amis with sight loss at foot of upper joint, but generally very good copies. Contained in the original publisher’s gilt and marbled paper covered case in the form of a glass fronted bookcase with pull-off lid. Slightly rubbed and chipped but a very good and attractive example.

Bondy, p. 77; Welsh, 2012, 2788, 5569, 6481, 3312 and 5558. In the US, Worldcat lists the Wightman copy at the Morgan Library and the Adomeit copy at Indiana together with a copy at the University of Colorado.

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