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Jean de La Fountain Fables Selected (Tome IV) 1679 Thierry/Barbin Leaping
Jean de La Fountain Fables Selected (Tome IV) 1679 Thierry/Barbin Leaping The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. ancient book antique collection old antique collectible rare book Selected Fables Worms by M. De La Fontaine - Fourth part - DESCRIPTION In Paris, at Denys Thierry and Claude Barbin, 1679 An in-12 volume (16 x 9.5 cm), 221 pp., 2 leaves (Table, Errata, Extract of the king's privilege). Volume IV of the original collective edition of Fables de la Fontaine published in 5 volumes (1678-1694), the only complete edition printed and corrected under the direction of the author himself. This volume includes books III to V and is illustrated by 45 half-page vignettes engraved with a chisel by François Chauveau and Nicolas Guérard his pupil. Pen inscription on the counterplate and at the top of the title page. ÉTAT - VSONDITION External condition: Rubbed binding, wormhole on the second cover, lower jaw split over 2 cm at the head, upper jaw split over 2 cm at the tail, damaged lower cap, blunt corners with lack of leather. Interior condition: Horny pages, foxing, soiling pp.188-189 (see photo), small marginal tears on a few pages, pp.9-13 frayed at the side border (see photo), 2cm tear inset p.51 and p.189 , angular tear with missing inset p.139, wormholes inset in the bottom margin of the last four sheets. The photos in the gallery best describe the condition of the books and any defects. Do not hesitate to contact us if you want photos or additional information. France Orders are dispatch … [Click Below for Full Description]
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