CHAPBOOK - Nouveaux Contes des Fées; contenant: Le Petit Carnaval; - La Poupée Qui Chante - Pierrot et Justine, ou Le Tonneau. [France] A Epinal; Chez Pellerin, Imprimeur-Libraire. 1830.
Small 8vo.; bound in original woodblock printed paper wrappers, stitched, and stamped to an unusual grid design around a central lettering panel, with full-page pictorial woodcut to lower cover followed by a letterpress title with wood-engraved vignette, otherwise unillustrated; pp. [ii] + 56; with some dusting and light marking to upper cover, small and insignificant creasing to a few corners, and one leaf with minor rucking at lower margin, which is a production fault; rare
Early edition of this unusual artisan chapbook. Only 2 copies located on WorldCat, both held at Bibliotheque Nationale de France, one dated 1830, as here, and another dated 1824.