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Les Aventures du Chevalier Jaufre et de la Belle Brunissende
Paris: Librairie Nouvelle, 1856. First edition. 20 wood-engraved illustrations in two states (CHINA PAPER proofs before letters and thick paper) by Gustave Doré. 139, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Three quarters brown morocco over alligator-skin patterned paper, spine gilt-stamped with an urn and painted flowers, a.e.g. on the rough, one plate loose, with a small gold embossed bookplate. Doré's Jaufry the Knight, with Proofs on China Paper The first edition of Lafon's translation of the 12th-century Arthurian romance of Jaufry the Knight, with 20 wood-engraved illustrations by Doré in two states.
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