Illustrated with seven gouache headpieces in color.
Prepared for presentation to "Mademoiselle" (Elisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans) with a dedication signed "P.P." [Pierre Perrault].
Text is possibly in the hand of Pierre Perrault.
Contes de ma mère l'Oye : manuscript : [France], 1695.
Gift of the Fellows, 1953.
1 item (118 p.), bound : ill. ; 19.9 cm
Blue cloth drop-spine box (21.1 cm)
Red leather with central gilt ornament, the arms of Mademoiselle, on both covers.
Front fly-leaf has inscription: "L ex Libris J:B:Bouvier. 1721." Leaves at end bear inscriptions of later ownership by Mlle. Sophie Frilet (Sept. 1803) and a Mlle. De Marie; gift of the Fellows in 1960.