Charles Nodier (April 29, 1780 – January 27, 1844)
An influential French author and librarian who introduced a younger generation of Romanticists to the conte fantastique, gothic literature, and vampire tales. His dream related writings influenced the later works of Gérard de Nerval. (Wikipedia)
From our stacks: Cover and frontispiece from Contes Fantastiques. Charles Nodier. Paris: Georges Crès et Cie. Londres: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., c.1914.