1884 Ltd ed Fables of Jean la Fontaine Delierre Art Illustrated BEAUTIFUL

FONTAINE, Jean de la

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A beautiful, and rather important late 19th-century printing of the Fables of Jean de la Fontaine. While other English translations of these popular tales exist, few editions are as desirable as this. This particular Boston printing was part of a scarce print run, limited to 250 copies. Hand-numbered no. 218, it features 25 exquisite illustrations by Delierre. English translation by Robert Thomson.

 

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1884 Ltd ed Fables of Jean la Fontaine Delierre Art Illustrated BEAUTIFUL

 

A beautiful, and rather important late 19th-century printing of the Fables of Jean de la Fontaine. While other English translations of these popular tales exist, few editions are as desirable as this. This particular Boston printing was part of a scarce print run, limited to 250 copies. Hand-numbered no. 218, it features 25 exquisite illustrations by Delierre. English translation by Robert Thomson.

 

Item number: #14658

Price: $550

 

FONTAINE, Jean de la

 

The fables of La fontaine

 

Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1884. Limited edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages:
    • viii, 304
    • 25 illustrated plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Gustavus Arnold, 1883
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.75in X 7.75in (27cm x 20cm)

 

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14658

Category

Literature

Authors

FONTAINE, Jean de la

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete