London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
LA FONTAINE, JEAN DE & JEAN LURÇAT (ILLUSTRATOR). VINGT FABLES, LAUSANNE: ANDRé GONIN, 1950. 4° (360 X 271MM.), 20 COLOURED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES AND OTHER DECORATIONS BY JEAN LURçAT, UNBOUND AS ISSUED IN ORIGINAL YELLOW FIBROUS WRAPPERS, ORIGINAL VELLUM-BACKED PORTFOLIO AND SLIPCASE. ONE OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST AND ANDRE GONIN, THIS NO. 82 OF 213.
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