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ELLIOTT'S TALES FOR BOYS. Containing Self-Will; or, Young heads not the wisest. The Ramble; or, More paths than one. The sailor boy; or, First and last voyage. The greedy child cured. by  Mary (Belson)]  Translated into French by A.F.E. Lepee.: [ELLIOTT - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 32672)

ELLIOTT'S TALES FOR BOYS. Containing Self-Will; or, Young heads not the wisest. The Ramble; or, More paths than one. The sailor boy; or, First and last voyage. The greedy child cured.

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ELLIOTT'S TALES FOR BOYS. Containing Self-Will; or, Young heads not the wisest. The Ramble; or, More paths than one. The sailor boy; or, First and last voyage. The greedy child cured.

by [ELLIOTT, Mary (Belson)] Translated into French by A.F.E. Lepee.:

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London, William Darton, (1830).. FIRST EDITION in French circa 1830, the first story dated 1829 on its separate title page, the other 3 undated, 143 x 90 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, original black roan spine, marbled boards, gilt title to spine in double ruled gilt frame, pages: (4), 36, 36, 36, 36. Double sided advert leaf for Elliott's works bound after general title page. Each of the 4 stories has title page, delightful folding copper plate frontispiece, image size 118 x 160 (4½" x 6¼"), plus 2 engraved plates. Spine and corners slightly worn, a little marbled paper chipped off along board edges, rear endpaper removed, occasional very neat ink correction to error in French text, very little pencil scribble erased from a couple of margins, early inscriptions on endpapers, tiny chip to lower margin of 1 folding plate. A very good copy. Moon, Elliott, No.415; The Dartons, page 398, No.H425; Gumuchian 2388, Oppenheimer 828 and 829. The book is inscribed to Emma Deane by her Aunt who has put a comma after 'Boys' on the title page and added very neatly 'or Girls'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
ELLIOTT'S TALES FOR BOYS. Containing Self-Will; or, Young heads not the wisest. The Ramble; or, More paths than one. The sailor boy; or, First and last voyage. The greedy child cured.
Author
[ELLIOTT, Mary (Belson)] Translated into French by A.F.E. Lepee.:
Book condition
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Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, William Darton, (1830).
Keywords
french livre d'enfant en francais juvenile early children's books Mary Belson Elliott Marie Elliott illustrated

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