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Petit Fabuliste

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A Charming Miniature with Thirteen Fables and Six Woodcut Illustrations [MINIATURE BOOKS]. Petit Fabuliste. Paris: [Firmin Didot, n.d.c.a. 1840]. (24 x 20 mm). [1]-87, [1, blank] pp. With engraved title-page and 6 full-page illustrations. Text in French. Blue silk spine over enamel tortoise-shell boards. Blue silk endpapers. All edges gilt. Very good. A charming miniature illustrated book with thirteen fables. HBS 65959. $300
  • Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 65959
  • Title: Petit Fabuliste
  • Author: MINIATURE BOOKS
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Firmin Didot
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1840

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