History of Blue Beard. ANONYMOUS.

History of Blue Beard

Alnwick: W. [William] Davison, No date [c. 1840s]. Wraps. 16mo (5 1/8” x 3 1/8”); uncut leaf of 8 numbered pages; 1 ½” split at spine fold; relief illustrated; very good. In 6 WorldCat libraries, 2 in the U.S.A. Very good. Item #293

Unusual to have survived as an uncut leaf. Gruesome French folktale of a man famous for murdering wives, this version with a surviving wife inheriting his riches and marrying a kind man.

Price: $225.00

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