/J. J. Grandville, illustrator.

Fables de la Fontaine

Paris: Garnier Frères, 1868, green cloth boards and leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilt ornamentation, all edges gilt, all pages with ruled borders, 10.75 x 7"; 667 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.

The superb drawings are very clean and distinct, a copy worth preserving.

CONDITION: This book has been professionally recased, with the label of Jake Zeitlan's Los Angeles bookstore on the new endpapers. The original leather spine, which was apparently very bright but chipped at the head, has been applied to the dark green cloth. Thus, very tight, with light foxing to about page 40 and intermittent light spots after that. One page stained by a flower, but generally binding, frontis w tissue, and pages in Very Good shape. Item #19871

Price: $200.00

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