Franklin

The pleasing companion : a collection of fairy tales, calculated to improve the heart : the whole forming a system of moral precepts and examples for the conduct of youth through life : containing Princess Hebe & Anguiletta, Graciosa and Percinet, Story of Finetta, Princess Carpilona, Story of the white cat, Yellow dwarf, Pidgeon and dove, Young and handsome : ornamented with elegant cuts.

Publication:
London : Printed for W. Lane ..., [1790?]
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 288 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
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Notes:
Printing date from ESTC.
"Some tales are from Marie Catherine La Mothe, Countess d'Aulnoy's 'Contes des fées'".--ESTC.
Signatures: [A]² B-N¹².
"Directions for placing the cuts"--Verso of t.p.
Copper-engraved plates.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Gelling, Robert (autograph, Castletown, January 8, 1790)
Gelling, John (autograph, Castletown, 1793)
Macdonald, A. C. (autograph, 1842)
Penn Chronology:
1790?
Cited in:
ESTC (RLIN), T137687
English novel, 1770-1829, 1788:29, note
Contributor:
Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine), 1650 or 51-1705.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
OCLC:
63104690