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Jean De La Fontaine by  Frank Hamel - First Edition - 1911 - from Goldring Books (SKU: 000257)

Jean De La Fontaine

Jean De La Fontaine by  Frank Hamel - First Edition - 1911 - from Goldring Books (SKU: 000257)

Jean De La Fontaine

by Hamel, Frank

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • First
Good TEG/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Stanley Paul, 1911. Photogravure portrait of La Fontaine to frontispiece tissue guarded and 16 other portraits. Not dated but The British Library has this as 1911 and the preface is dated Autumn 1911. Gilt signature of La Fontaine and lettering to spine on blue bevelled boards. Wear to board extremities, head and tail of spine frayed, contents clean with a small name to verso of frontispiece. Loose half title page at front advertising another book by author. 389 pages + 32 page publisher's catalogue bound in at rear. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.96 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** *** The fairly SCARCE Stanley Paul edition *** *** NOT EX LIB *** 25. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good TEG/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Goldring Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Jean De La Fontaine
Hamel, Frank
Book condition
Used - Good TEG
Jacket condition
No Jacket
First Edition
Stanley Paul
Place of Publication
Date published
17th Century, Poets
Bookseller catalogs
Biography - French Authors;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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title page
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