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Tessin, Carl Gustaf & Lindberg, Sten G.: Faunillane. (1:) Faunillane, ou L’infante jaune, conte. (2:) Faunillane, eller Den gula infantinnan, saga. (3:) Sten G. Lindberg: Carl Gustaf Tessin och flickan från Fånö.


Malmö, Allhems förlag, 1955. 4to. [66] + [66] + 40 pp. Illustrated, the facsimile reproduces the engraved plates of the first edition, the commentary volume contains portraits, pictures of bindings, etc.

Three parts bound together in beautiful and well-preserved half red morocco, top edge gilt, else uncut, all wrappers bound in.

Provenance: Swedish artist and writer Gunnar Brusewitz (1924-2004), with bookplate.

Facsimile of the exceedingly rare first 4to edition of 1741 (printed in just 3 copies with engravings after drawings by Boucher), with Swedish translation and a volume detailing the history of this interesting publication. The present facsimile edition was printed in 999 numbered copies, the present one unnumbered however.

Tessin: Faunillane

SKU: 784318
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