M. de la FONTAINE. Contes et nouvelles en vers (Tales and News). Amsterdam, 1762.
One in-8 octavo volume, full olive green Moroccan leather, gilt lace framing the boards, red mosaic Moroccan leather pieces in center of boards, lettering L.Q. (added later), decorated smooth spine, red Moroccan leather mosaic title pieces, gilt threading along inner edge, interior frieze, all edges gilt, silk sewn counter-boards and endpapers. Binding of the era.
Author’s portrat after Rigault on frontispiece, carved by Ficquet. Numerous engravings beyond the text.
Only Tome 1.
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