LA FONTAINE (Jean de). Contes. Paris, L.... - Lot 508 - Kâ-Mondo

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LA FONTAINE (Jean de). Contes. Paris, L.... - Lot 508 - Kâ-Mondo
LA FONTAINE (Jean de). Contes. Paris, L. Lemonnyer, 1881-1883. Two strong vol. in-4, recent shagreened tan basane, decorated in the 18th c. style, gilt edges. Reprint of Didot's 1795 edition, with a commentary by Anatole de Montaiglon, and illustrated with reproductions of the original plates. Issued in an edition of 500 numbered copies, this one on vellum paper, unjustified and without the suite announced for this paper. The delivery covers have been bound at the end of each volume. Attached, in identical binding: - MARE (T. de). Contes de La Fontaine. Les vingt estampes par Fragonard et Touzé... réduit et gravées à l'eau-forte par T. de Mare. P., Conquet, 1881. In-4. Suite printed at 500 copies, of which 3 are collected in this volume: 1. pure etchings on japon (n°1 / 50); 2. unfinished proofs on japon (one of 50, n°51); 3. avant la lettre on japon (one of 50, n° 102.)
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