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La Fontaine, Jean de
Contes et Nouvelles en Vers.
n.p: n. pub, 1777. 83 engraved plates after drawings by Charles Eisen, 44 engraved vignettes. a2-a7, A1-N4, *1-[8*]; a1-a3, A1-[S8]. xiv, 200, 13 [1]f. ; vii, 284 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. With the Eisen Illustrations. Quarter brown morocco, gilt spines. Bookplates. Some light rubbing to spines and extremities, inner hinge of volume I starting, else very good, with clean plates and text. Cohen-de Ricci 571-72; Rochambeau 90. Item #61627 A counterfeit of the famous 1762 Paris ("Fermiers-Generaux") edition, with the unforgettable Eisen plates re-engraved in reverse and with new tailpieces. (For another counterfeit with charm comparable to this, see Ray 27).
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [New York, New York, US]
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