Contes des Fées
Author: Charles Perrault
[PERRAULT, Charles]. Contes des Fées. Paris: Arnauld de Vresse (ca. 1850). Oblong 8vo, pp. Green cloth with front decoratively stamped in gilt. 16 pages of hand-colored lithographs. Rebacked, edges worn, light rubbing to front and rear boards, internal foxing, else an internally bright copy with the hand-colored lithographs quite vibrant.
Circa 1850 edition. An early edition featuring three of the most beloved of Charles Perrault’s fairy tales: Cinderella, Puss in Boots, and Little Red Riding Hood. The highlight of this delightful, French edition of these tales are the suite of beautifully hand-colored lithographs that accompany each tale.