Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings. ANONYMOUS, Charles Perrault.
Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings.
Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings.
Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings.
Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings.

Chapbook: THE HISTORY OF BLUE BEARD AND FATIMA.; Embellished with Handsome Copper-Plate Engravings.

London: Printed and Published by G. Martin, 6, Great St. Thomas Apostle, No Date [1825?]. First Edition Thus. Half-Leather. Small octavo, publisher's original half-leather over marbled paper boards, the spine with small gilt rules. 36 pp + [2] pp publisher's ads at rear; with five hand-coloured plates, including a large folding frontispiece. There were two issues; one (presumably in wrappers) with uncoloured plates offered at Sixpence, and the deluxe issue offered here "Half-bound with Coloured Plates, One Shilling". Covers worn & rubbed; ink name on front endpaper "Tom Pain, May 1, 1827", followed by "Alice Pain, age 10 years" under this in pencil. Tear to one of the folds on the frontispiece plate, neatly repaired on verso with archival tissue, a good to very good copy. Rare. Worldcat lists only 2 copies (Princeton University Library, Cotsen Collection; and The University of Melbourne). Very Good. Item #311183

Price: $650.00