Paris: J. Hetzel, Rue de Richelieu, 76; 1846; quarter leather, five bands, gilt titles, gilt top edge, marbelized boards and endpapers; frontis and many small drawings in text; 8vo; 110 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.
A beautiful castle in the Piedmont, the brave and kindhearted young prince, Leopold, and his lovely and flighty little sister Olympe, and cruel servant Bol, who beat the horses and tortured their monkey... a long fairytale for readers of the day with many fine woodcuts.
CONDITION: Very Good; light pencil name on rear endpaper, straight, tight hinges, clean; corners rubbed to green underboard, light rubbing along edges of spine, 1cm x 7cm pull tear to cardboard on front. Item #21857