LES PLUS BELLES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE.

By: La Fontaine. (Jean de La Fontaine.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


30 pp, 12 1/2" H. No date. From the Bibliotheque de la Jeunesse et de l'Enfance series. Dark green cloth spine, paper-covered boards - rear board with green, yellow and white vertical stripes, front board with title in white letters and gilt bordered colour illustration on green background. **French Text.** 14 full page colour illustrations, facing some of La Fontaine's popular moral tales in verse. There are 4 illustrations by Gustave Fraipont, 4 by Gaston Gelibert, 3 by Hermann Vogel, 2 by Firmin Bouisset and 1 other (signature illegible, but dated 1887). Table des Matieres: La Laitiere et le Pot au lait; Le Renard et les Raisins; Le Lievre et la Tortue; Le Heron; Le Rat de ville et le Rat des champs; La Tortue et les deux Canards; Le Loup et l'Agneau; Le Chien et le Loup; Le Renard et le Corbeau; Le Chene et le Roseau; Le Charretier embourbe; Le Rat et l'Huitre; Le petit Poisson et le Pecheur; La Cigale et la Fourmi. Moderate browning to endpapers, two faint creases with some intermittent slight colour loss across illustration page 25, light browning and some fading to colour on rear board - mainly towards edges, light edge browning and a 2" scratch mark on front board, light edge wear and small edge bump on front board. Protected in a stiff mylar sleeve.

Title: LES PLUS BELLES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE.

Author Name: La Fontaine. (Jean de La Fontaine.)

Illustrator: Gustave Fraipont, Gaston Gelibert, Firmin Bouisset, Hermann Vogel et al.

Categories: Childrens, Myths, Legends & Fantasy, Poetry, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators,

Publisher: Paris, Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies / L. Martinet:

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 30599

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