Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Deluxe Signed Limited Edition

    Edmund Dulac [illustrator.] Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910].

    Edition de Luxe, No. 246 of 1,000 signed by the artist. Large quarto. [20], 128, [4] pages. Thirty tipped-in color plates, with tissue guards. Mounts printed in black with descriptive letterpress within decorative border. Cover, title, five head-pieces, and one tail-piece designed by Dulac.

    Publisher's full brown morocco, professionally rebacked to style. Double fillet borders rolled in gilt, decorative floral stamps with four different cupid designs in gilt at corners, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, in compartments, five raised bands, top edge gilt, others uncut. Corners and board extremities abraded. Overall a good copy.

    A charming copy of these classic fairy tales, including "Blue Beard," "Cinderella," and "Beauty and the Beast." After their initial publication in 1910, Dulac's celebrated illustrations, inspired by the dress and surroundings of eighteenth century France, were reissued in countless editions and subsequent translations of the work.

    Hughey 23.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 827

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 4, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 November 12 - 13 Space Exploration Signature Auction.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search