The Fairy Doll (La Poupee)

DE BIBIENA, Jean-Galli

Published by Chapman & Hall, London, 1925
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Translated from the French by H.B.V. Introduction by Shane Leslie. 8vo. Tan cloth spine and decorated paper over boards. xv, 153pp. Good. Lightly soiled; bumped at corners and somewhat edgeworn; hinges tight and sound, though, so overall attractive. First published in Paris in 1744, this is the first English-language edition, limited to 1000 numbered copies (#37). According to Leslie, it "is delicious fooling, but the folly conceals a great deal of wisdom. It is an amorous but not a sensual book, a treatise gallant without being grotesque. If it does not unfold a moral, it abounds in sensitive satire.". Bookseller Inventory # 842

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Title: The Fairy Doll (La Poupee)

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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