Princess Belle-Etoile

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Princess Belle-Etoile

This fairy tale was written by Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baronne d'Aulnoy, who wrote extensively and is credited with actually coining the term "fairy tale." The images and text are available elsewhere, but I decided to put up some nice sized and cleaned up scans.  Too often what you can find is either dirty or needs to be edited to be made usable.   The text, too, I have posted, although it is also available at Project Gutenberg.  The version I have posted is that from the 1909 book, and is slightly different from the original, which can be found synopsized here at Wikipedia. Title: Princess Belle-Etoile Author: Traditional Artist: Walter Crane Publisher: John Lane Date Published: 1909 The images below are linked to the gallery pages where I have made them available for download in various sized high resolution JPEG's.  The main gallery page for this book is HERE. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="The Corsair Finds the Children "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="Feintise and Belle-Etoile "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="Prince Cheri saves the turtle-dove "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="Prince Cheri and the two-headed monster "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="Prince Cheri falls into the spacious hall "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="174" caption="Cheri and Belle-Etoile "][/caption] Full Text Once upon a ...

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