London, South Kensington
2 November 2005
BOUILLY, J. N. Contes à ma Fille ... cinqième édition. Paris: Rosa Librairie, 1814. 2 volumes, 8° (164 x 102mm). 2 hand-coloured engraved title vignettes, 31 hand-coloured engraved plates (some light spotting). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spines gilt with green morocco spine labels (lackine one spine label, extremities rubbed, scuffed). Provenance: Alfred & Blanche de Curzon (amorial booklabel) -- "Miss Nunes". A delightful series of plates.
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