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Fables Choisies Mises en Vers

by Jean De La Fontaine


ausanne- Lacombe, 1792 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. This is an illustrated four volume set of collected fables. Complete in four volumes. Published in French. Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous French fabulists and of of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is best known for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe. La Fontaine's Fables were issued ins several volumes from 1668 to 1694 and are collected as selected works with numerous illustrations to each volume. Condition: Rebacked in full calf bindings. Externally, very smart with just some minor shelfwear and handling marks. Previous owner label to front pastedown of each volume. Internally, firmly bound. Pages spotted throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..
Multi-volume Set


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Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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