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ELLIOTT'S TALES, For Girls and Boys. by  MARY.  Translated into French by A. F. E. Lepee.: ELLIOTT - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 32683)

ELLIOTT'S TALES, For Girls and Boys.

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ELLIOTT'S TALES, For Girls and Boys.

by ELLIOTT, MARY. Translated into French by A. F. E. Lepee.:

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London, William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill, (1830).. Circa 1830. Contains the following 4 works listed on the general title page: La petite Entremetteuse (The Little Meddler); Le Nid d'Oiseaux (The Bird's Nest); Comment passer un Heureux Noel (How to spend a Happy Christmas); Les Animaux Muets (Dumb Animals); all translated into French by A. F. E. Lepee. 12mo, 145 x 90 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, pages: [4], 36, 36, 36, 36, publisher's adverts on pages [3]-[4], original red roan backed marbled boards, gilt title to spine, each tale with a title page in French, a very attractive 3 panel folding copper engraved frontispiece (175 x 145 mm, 5¾ x 7 inches), and 2 plates. Only the first tale is dated: 1829. Spine slightly faded, tiny chip to tail of spine, corners slightly worn, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, faint offsetting on title pages, fore-edge of frontispieces to Tales 2 and 3 slightly browned, not affecting image, No. 2 has a vertical misfold, a few light fox spots to 1 margin, otherwise contents very nice. A very good copy of an uncommon book. See Moon, Elliott, page 23 No. 79; The Dartons, page 399, No.H431. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.


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ELLIOTT'S TALES, For Girls and Boys.
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London, William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill, (1830).
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title page
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Marbled boards