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The Fables of La Fontaine

£60.00

Product description

Translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury with illustrations by Gustave Doré. Undated, published by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. Many full page illustrations, frontispiece of Jean de la Fontaine. Inscription on fep "C.P.-H.L.G. May 16th 1928 - Charles Powell (Manchester Guardian "Critic Editor") to Harriet Louise Goodwin Aunt of Frederick William Goodwin"

In good used condition, half bound in leather with green cloth. Leather worn at corners and at head tail and edges of spine. Marbled end papers attached with sticky tape. Hinge cracked internally at title page and at rear. Marbled edges to block. Some foxing to edges and to end papers, title page and contents.

This is a heavy item (4.7kg) and will be delivered by courier.

Item details

Author(s):
De la Fontaine, J.; Thornbury, W.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
Folio - 13 +
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
839
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, and Galpin
Title:
The Fables of La Fontaine

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About this item

Translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury with illustrations by Gustave Doré. Undated, published by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. Many full page illustrations, frontispiece of Jean de la Fontaine. Inscription on fep "C.P.-H.L.G. May 16th 1928 - Charles Powell (Manchester Guardian "Critic Editor") to Harriet Louise Goodwin Aunt of Frederick William Goodwin"

In good used condition, half bound in leather with green cloth. Leather worn at corners and at head tail and edges of spine. Marbled end papers attached with sticky tape. Hinge cracked internally at title page and at rear. Marbled edges to block. Some foxing to edges and to end papers, title page and contents.

This is a heavy item (4.7kg) and will be delivered by courier.

Author(s):
De la Fontaine, J.; Thornbury, W.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
Folio - 13 +
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
839
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, and Galpin
Title:
The Fables of La Fontaine

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