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The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh. by  Edward  Jean de. Marsh - First Edition - 1933 - from John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller (SKU: 123295)

The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh.

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The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh.

by La Fontaine, Jean de. Marsh, Edward

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8vo. London: William Heinemann, 1933. 8vo, lxxii, 469 pp. With 12 plates after the original engravings by Gooden. Full polished brown calf, ruled in gilt, gilt-panelled backstrip with black label. All edges gilt. A beautiful copy, bound by Bayntun Riviere. § First trade edition, also issued in a limited edition with original engravings by Gooden here in offset reproduction.

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Bookseller
John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
123295
Title
The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh.
Author
La Fontaine, Jean de. Marsh, Edward
Book condition
Used
Publisher
William Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1933
Size
8vo

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About John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller

John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller offers an exceptional selection of rare books and manuscripts from medieval times through the twentieth century; we specialize in illustrated material, particularly the work of William Blake and his circle. Located in downtown San Francisco, we have served an international clientele of private collectors, libraries, and institutions for 35 years. We are actively purchasing books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin remain special interests. We hope you will contact us for any of your book needs: restoration and repair of books and manuscripts; bibliographical information and up-to-date retail and auction prices; informal valuations to formal appraisals of single items or entire collections; auction purchases worldwide (including eBay); and of course, purchases for and sales of your own collections. We guarantee every transaction unconditionally and, as members in good standing of the ABAA, ILAB, and PBFA, we subscribe to the code of ethics endorsed by reputable antiquarian booksellers worldwide.

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
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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
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