The History of the Tales of the Fairies

The History of the Tales of the Fairies

Translated From the French. Containing, I. The Tale of Graciosa, and Prince Percinet, Shewing the Cruelty of A Proud Mother In-Law, to An Innocent Dutiful Virgin. The Bluebird, and Florina; Shewing the Happiness of Being Good-Natured in Both Sexes. [II]. Prince Avenant, and the Beauty With Locks of Gold, Shewing What Difficulties and Dangers Love Will Surmount. [III]. The King of the Peacocks, and the Princess Rosetta; Shewing the Vanity of Covetousness, Price; and Envy. Prince Nonpariel, and the Princess Brilliant; Wherein Is Shewn That Outward Beauty Is Not the Only Object Love Delights to Dwell In. VI. The Orange-tree, and Its Beloved Bee ; Shewing the Happiness of Those Lovers Who Shall Find Constancy in Per[f]ection. Dedicated to the Ladies of Great Britain

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Publisher: London : printed for Mess. Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lyon in Pater Noster-Row; R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun, Amen Corner; and James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1734.
Characteristics: 143,[1]p. : ill. ; 120


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