1886 BEAUTIFUL 1ed Legend of Montfort la Cane French Paul Chardin Illustrated

DE VAUX, Baron Ludovic

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The Legend of the Montfort la Cane is a French tale that dates back to the 14th-century. The story tells of a young girl imprisoned in Montfort tower who prays for release from her captivity. Her prayer is answered but causes her to transform into a duck to allow her to escape and fly away. Every year, a female duck returns to the cathedral and Montfort and leaves one of her ducklings as an offering.

 

This exquisite 1886 de Vaux printing of the Montfort Legend was illustrated by Paul Chardin filled with in-text color and sepia engravings.

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1886 BEAUTIFUL 1ed Legend of Montfort la Cane French Paul Chardin Illustrated

 

The Legend of the Montfort la Cane is a French tale that dates back to the 14th-century. The story tells of a young girl imprisoned in Montfort tower who prays for release from her captivity. Her prayer is answered but causes her to transform into a duck to allow her to escape and fly away. Every year, a female duck returns to the cathedral and Montfort and leaves one of her ducklings as an offering.

 

This exquisite 1886 de Vaux printing of the Montfort Legend was illustrated by Paul Chardin filled with in-text color and sepia engravings.

 

Item number: #15365

Price: $499

 

DE VAUX, Baron Ludovic

 

Légende de Montfort-la-Cane    

 

Paris: E. Leroux, 1886.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [6], 181, [5]
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11in x 9in (28cm x 23cm)

 

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15365

Category

Literature

Authors

DE VAUX, Baron Ludovic

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete