Title: Fables de La Fontaine, Precedees de la Vie d'Esope, 1830
Author: Jean de La Fontaine
Publisher: Paris, Belin-Mandar
An early 19th century edition of Fontaine’s Fables, preceding with a Life on Aesop, and enriched with 243 rustic woodcuts.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, XXX+364 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, and peeling to the spine, notably to the foot. The binding is cocked. The gathering of pages 39 to 58 is detached. There is worming at the gutters, at the upper portion of pages, affecting several letters. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.