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Jean de La Fontaine / Henri Regnier.. - Oeuvres de J. de La Fontaine. Fables & Contes et nouvelles. Nouvelle édition revue ... - 1887

Jean de La Fontaine / Henri Regnier.. - Oeuvres de J. de La Fontaine. Fables & Contes et nouvelles. Nouvelle édition revue ... - 1887

Beautiful hardbound set of the first 6 volumes of this excellent critical edition, carefully printed. Volume 1 of the second printing. Volumes 2 to 6 of the first printing on laid paper. Complete set of the fables (books 1 to 3) and the tales (books 4 to 6). Volumes 7 (theatre) to 11 are missing.

Decorative set, matching eggplant three-quarter bindings, smooth spines adorned with gilded stamping. Gilded top edges.

Book published in the famous "Les grands écrivains de la France" collection.

Author: Jean de La Fontaine

Title: Oeuvres de J. de La Fontaine. Nouvelle édition revue sur les plus anciennes impressions et les autographes, et augmentée de notices, de notes, d'un lexique... etc., par M. Henri Regnier..

Publisher,E:Paris, L. Hachette, 1921 & 1892 1890 1887 (books I to VI)



Condition: Nicely preserved set, tight bindings, the leather is aged, sunned on the spine with rubbing, scratches and small abrasions. Fresh interiors, with some scattered foxing in volumes 2 to 6.

Object Book
Number of Books 6
Subject Literature, No Reserve Price
Author/ Illustrator Jean de La Fontaine / Henri Regnier..
Book Title Oeuvres de J. de La Fontaine. Fables & Contes et nouvelles. Nouvelle édition revue ...
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1887
Edition 1st Edition
Language French
Original language Yes
Binding/ Material Half leather
Number of pages 568
Dimensions 22.5×14 cm
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