La Fontaine Tales 1800 Didot French leather 2 vol set w/ 13 engraved prints
La Fontaine Tales 1800 Didot French leather 2 vol set w/ 13 engraved prints La Fontaine Tales 1800 Didot French leather 2 vol set w/ 13 engraved prints La Fontaine Tales 1800 Didot French leather 2 vol set w/ 13 engraved prints La Fontaine Tales 1800 Didot French leather 2 vol set w/ 13 engraved prints
$ 175.00

Tales of La Fontaine- Fables- Illustrated books of 19th century.

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Contes et Nouvelles en Vers, par Jean de la Fontaine, Vols. 1 & 2.
1800, Paris, Didot. With thirteen finely engraved plates throughout.

19th century 1/4 leather bindings, raised bands, compartments with gilt ornaments and lettering, marbled covers and end papers. 

Bindings remain clean, sound, tight. Small chipping at spine heads, small scuffing along joints. Nice set with attractive age patina.

Books measure: 5 1/2" H X 3 5/8" W.
Set along shelf measures: 1 1/2".

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