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Fables De La Fontaine, Cent Fables Choisies by La Fontaine - Hardcover - 1925 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 000342)

Fables De La Fontaine, Cent Fables Choisies

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Fables De La Fontaine, Cent Fables Choisies

by La Fontaine

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, Editeur, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Henry Morin. 199pp. Blue cloth over bevelled boards with colorful illustration of animals under grape arbor, gilt lettering to cover and spine. Text is in French, beautifully illustrated in black and white and color by Henry Morin. Binding is bumped at corners and worn at head and tail of spine, covers lightly soiled, spine darkened. 1 1/4 inch closed tear to front endpaper, contents are age-toned, but otherwise clean and tight.

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Bookseller
Old Bookshelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000342
Title
Fables De La Fontaine, Cent Fables Choisies
Author
La Fontaine
Illustrator
Henry Morin
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, Editeur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1925
Size
4to - over 9�" - 12" tall
Keywords
French Francais
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated; Children's;
Size
4to - over 9�" - 12" tall

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[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]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
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