London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-95). Fables, Paris: A. Quantin, 1883.
2 volumes, 4° (319 x 228mm.), half titles, titles printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece in volume I and 74 plates, all in two states, by A. Delierre and printed by A. Quantin (occasional light spotting), contemporary red half morocco gilt, spines lettered in two compartments, the others elaboratley decorated in gilt, t.e.g.
LIMITED TO 100 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 45 OF 50 COPIES printed on "papier de Chine". Vicaire IV, 909-910. (2)
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