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Fables de La Fontaine

by de La Fontaine, Jean

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Ancienne Librairie Furne, Combet et Cie Paris HB Undated. With an introduction by C.-A. Sainte-Beuve, engravings by T. Johannot. Text in French. Bound in red leather a little marked and sunned, with a school crest (The Grange, Folkstone) to the front board, raised bands to the spine with gold decorative compartments, spine edges strengthened with japanese paper, gold decorative band to board edges, marbled end-papers, marbling to edge of page-block, neat ink inscription to prelims, some age-mottling to tissue guarded frontis, pages yellowed, tissue-guarded engravings all present, clean, tight and sound, a handsome book. 393pp 0

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Bookseller
Byre Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
BYB8652
Title
Fables de La Fontaine
Author
de La Fontaine, Jean
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ancienne Librairie Furne, Combet et Cie Paris HB
Keywords
FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, FABLES, LA FONTAINE, SAINTE-BEUVE, JOHANNOT
Bookseller catalogs
Folklore/Mythology Europe;

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Our terms of sale are as follows: Postage and packaging : is charged at cost. Refunds : will be given if book is not as described, but contact us first via email or telephone. Book Conditions: In common with other booktraders we use the following abbreviations to describe books: Fine: as new. VG: one or two signs of having been read, but no serious blemishes, generally very good condition. Good: o.k., but not very good, signs of ageing or fading or other damage (usually described). Fair: showing definite signs of wear and tear. Reading copy: It's all there and it's legible, but that's about all we guarantee. DJ : dust jacket (if it's not mentioned there isn't one) Catalogue descriptions are necessarily very brief. Please do contact us should you want further details of any book before purchase, or for advice on our stock. Only a small percentage of our stock is catalogued, so ask if you can't find the title you want - we may have it, or be able to find it for you!

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About Byre Books

We are based in Wigtown, the Scottish Booktown. Our shop is a converted stables, fully wheelchair accessible, and has a small peaceful garden where you are welcome to sit and relax with your books. We specialise in second-hand books on Archaeology, World Mythology and Folklore, Scottish books, Theatre, Film and TV. We also have General stock - poetry, philosophy, biography, travel, education etc - and a Children's section.

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spine
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sunned
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