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Fables De La Fontaine

Author: Sainte-Beuve, C.-A.
Price: $149.00
Publisher Location: Paris
Publisher: Furne, Jouvet et Cie.
Year Published: 1875
Book Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Full-Leather
Near fine, despite its age. Text in French, with the preface and an essay on La Fontaine by Sainte-Beuve. Also has an essay on Aesop ("La Vie D'Esope"). With an alphabetical list of fables at the end. Full pebbled dark brown morocco binding, the original leather binding in beautiful condition. All edges gilt. Next to no edgewear, but two corners a bit bumped. Marbled page edges. Elaborate gilt decorated panels on the spine, and fresh gilt title. The plates and pages are fresh, no stains, and all 13 plates have clean tissue guards.
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