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The story of the blue bird.

Author [Anon]
Title The story of the blue bird.
Imprint Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd
Date of Publication 1840?
Language English
Notes This is the only recorded copy of a chapbook style children's book published by Oliver & Boyd of Edinburgh, "embellished with neat wood cuts". The text is based on a fairy tale ("L'oiseau bleu") by the French author Madam d'Aulnoy (1650 or 51-1705), who is regarded as the originator of the term 'fairy tales'.
Shelfmark AP.1.216.43
Acquired on 10/06/16
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