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CHARLES PERRAULT

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“THE SUNSHINE OF PURE IMAGINATION”

PERRAULT, Charles (DESANDRE, Jules-Marie, illustrator). Les Contes de Perrault. Paris, circa 1855.

Very rare mid-19th-century French illustrated edition of "the basis for the modern canon of fairy tales," with engraved frontispiece and 11 engraved plates by Lefrancq after Desandré, numerous in-text wood-engraved vignettes, and wood-engraved borders on every page. This is copy number 5 of only ten copies on Vergé paper, with two states of the full-page engravings, one of each a mounted proof before letters on Chine. $8800.

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PERRAULT’S TALES, ILLUSTRATED BY ÉTIENNE DRIAN

(DRIAN, Étienne Adrien) PERRAULT, Charles. Contes de Perrault. Paris, 1922.

Limited illustrated edition, number 159 of only 396 copies, of this adult version based on stories by the master of the French literary fairy tale, with 12 rich full-page etchings and five etched headpieces by Étienne Drian. $2800.

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AMONG THE FIRST AMERICAN POP-UP BOOKS: LENTZ’ “POP-UP” CINDERELLA, 1933

LENTZ, Harold B., illustrator. Pop-up Cinderella. New York, 1933.

First “pop-up” edition of four famed fairy tales, illustrated with in-text line-drawings and four wonderful pop-ups by Harold B. Lentz, completely intact. $1800.

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