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The Court of Queen Mab : containing a select collection of only the best, most instructive, and entertaining tales of the fairies ... / written by the Countess d'Aulnoi ; to which are added A fairy tale in the ancient English style, by Dr. Parnell, and Queen Mab's song.
Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine), 1650 or 1651-1705
Contes des fées.
London : Printed and sold by M. Cooper, in Pater-noster-row, MCCLII (1752)
iv, 365 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (engravings) ; 17 cm (12⁰)
Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
Boitard, Louis-Philippe, active 1733-1770
Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718
Cooper, Mary, -1761
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Rare books genre
Queen Mab's Song on 2 unnumbered pages at end; final page is blank.
Engraved frontispiece, signed by Boitard, depicting a well-furnished room in which a woman seated next to a cdadle is telling a story to a group of children and two young women.
Princeton copy 1: Inscribed, "Mary Murray" at head of title, with other writing and markings on pastedowns and endpapers.
Contemporary brown quarter sheep with brown paper-covered boards.
Princeton copy 1: Blue printer's waste used in binding, visible on inside covers.
1. Graciosa and Percinet -- 2. The fair one with golden locks -- 3. The blue bird -- 4. The invisible prince -- 5. The princess Vereneta -- 6. The princess Rosetta -- 7. The golden bough -- 8. The orange tree and the bee -- 9. The little good mouse ... -- A fairy tale in the ancient English style, by Dr. Parnell -- and, Queen Mab's song.
English short title catalogue, T201224
Fair one with golden locks
Little good mouse
Orange tree and the bee
Fairy tale in the ancient English style
Queen Mab's song
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