Title: Les Contes De Jour De, 1853
Author: Leo Lespes
Publisher: Chez L'editeur rue Richer, Paris
A collection of classical fairy tales and original whimsical stories collected or written by Leo Lespes, oddly being titled New Years Tales.
From the classical tale of Cendrillon (a late 17th century french edition of Cinderella), to Le Petit Chaperon Rouge and more, there are all sorts of tales, many illustrated with full page portraits, there being 16 illustrations in total.
One decorative Volume in Octavo, 320 pages
On note of condition, this volume in in good shape, with the rugged binding holding quite well despite some minor wear and staining at the edges and back, and the gilt cover shining quite brightly. The pages show heavy signs of foxing throughout the entire volumes.