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FABLES DE LA FONTAINE.   Serie Superieure aux Armes d'Epinal. by  Jean de.: LA FONTAINE - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33051)

FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. Serie Superieure aux Armes d'Epinal.

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FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. Serie Superieure aux Armes d'Epinal.

by LA FONTAINE, Jean de.:

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Pellerin & Cie, Imagerie d'Epinal, (1902).. Inscribed 1902, text in French, folio, 425 x 320 mm, 16½ x 12½ inches, cloth backed brown boards with coloured illustrations to upper cover, lower cover is the story of Le Gland & la Citrouille with 6 coloured illustrations, pink patterned endpapers. 25 brightly HAND COLOURED sheets of illustrations for 35 fables, printed 1 side only. Most occupy 1 single page, some fables are 4 to a page, text below images or inset in a panel beside them. Head and tail of spine and corners slightly worn, a few slight chips to board edges, a slight crease across lower corners of covers, 35 mm (1½") from tip, slight scrape to margin of 1 illustration on upper cover. Front pastedown shows 6 tiny remains of paper once stuck there, neat inscription dated 1902 on reverse of front endpaper, several short closed margin tears within all repaired neatly with archival tape, 20 mm (¾") chip to 1 lower margin, small closed tear to lower inner margin of final plate, faint browning to page edges. A very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.


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FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. Serie Superieure aux Armes d'Epinal.
LA FONTAINE, Jean de.:
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Pellerin & Cie, Imagerie d'Epinal, (1902).
fables jean de la fontaine animals France French children's picture book livre de fables enfants francais colorie a main hand coloured Epinal

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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About Roger Middleton

We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.


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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
The heel of the spine.
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A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]