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FABLES OF LA FONTAINE, 2 Volumes

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FABLES OF LA FONTAINE, 2 Volumes

by Fontaine, Jean De La

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  • Hardcover
Condition
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Paris: Armand Aubree No date (1830s?). FRENCH text. Two volumes; 340 & 360 pages. Pages are white and bright; light foxing throughout. Previous owner's name on half-title pages. Lovely illustrations; b/w sketches for each fable, coloured illustration facing the frontispieces. Marbled edges and endpapers. Half bound with blue leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles and decorations on spines. Light wear on spines at head/tail. Corners bumped. Edges and boards a little scuffed. Bindings tight. VG-. Half Bound. VG-. Illus. by David, J.. 6 1/2 x 10.

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Bookseller
Book Bazaar CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
213847
Title
FABLES OF LA FONTAINE, 2 Volumes
Author
Fontaine, Jean De La
Illustrator
David, J.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG-
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Armand Aubree
Place of Publication
Paris
Keywords
Fables, French Language, French
Bookseller catalogs
Mythology;
Size
6 1/2 x 10
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Glossary

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half bound
aka Half Binding, this indicates a book bound at the spine and corners with one material and the rest in another material. ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Marbled boards
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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