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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695). Fables. Paris: A.A. Renouard, 1811. 2 volumes, 12° (152 x 95mm). 266 woodcut illustrations, 12 after Moreau le jeune (a little discolouration and offsetting). Contemporary French straight-grained morocco, narrow gilt dentelle and wave border round sides, flat spines gilt, dark green morocco numbering pieces. Provenance: Clle Pauffin (bookplate). Cohen-de Ricci 555. (2)

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    LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695). Fables. Paris: A.A. Renouard, 1811. 2 volumes, 12° (152 x 95mm). 266 woodcut illustrations, 12 after Moreau le jeune (a little discolouration and offsetting). Contemporary French straight-grained morocco, narrow gilt dentelle and wave border round sides, flat spines gilt, dark green morocco numbering pieces. Provenance: Clle Pauffin (bookplate). Cohen-de Ricci 555. (2)


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