DescriptionJean Pierre Bres. Simples Histoires Trouvees Dans un Pot Au Lait. Paris: 1825. First Edition. 8 Vols. Original hand-colored wrappers and stipple-engraved frontispieces.
Jean Pierre Bres. Simples Histoires Trouvees Dans un Pot Au Lait. Paris: Chez Le Feul, 1825. First Edition. Eight volumes. Complete Set. In original hand-colored wrappers with scattered foxing. Each booklet with hand-colored stipple-engraved frontispiece plate. Each of the volumes has, in the lower margin of p. 27, an ink stamped number. 16mo. 32 to 39 pages. Housed in worn but still good original gold foil covered double compartment box with engraved top panel with ribbon pulls. Box with some rubbing, top soiled and spotted with tape repair to corners. Very Good.
Titles include: "La Petite Laitier" (The Little Milkmaid); "Le Petit Ecolier" (The Little Schoolgirl); "La Petite Marchande de Fleur" (The Little Flower Seller); "La Petitie Vandangeuse" (The Little Harvester); "Le Petit Savoyard" (The Little Chimneysweep); "Le Petit Berger" (The Little Shepherd); "Le Petit Batelier" (The Little Boatman); and "Les Petits Fagots" (The Little Firewood Gatherer).
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