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INVENTORY #118111

FABLES de La Fontaine: Suivies D'Adonis, Poeme

FONTAINE, Jean de la

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Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1695) was a French poet and the author of popular imaginative tales, or "fables." His fables are written in verse, a French tradition, and were divided into 12 books over two volumes. this book is volume 2 and contains Fables numbered 7 to 12. Originally books 7 and 8 were published in 1678, books 9, 10, and 11 in 1679, and book 12 much later in 1694. Unclear the year of publication in this edition.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bourel
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 17??
  • Place Published: Saint-Brieuc
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Vol. 2 ONLY. 274p. 14 cm ful leather binding. with gilt on spine. FRENCH language text. Ex-library with small label on front endpapers. Leather worn with scuffing and tears on boards, edges, hinges and extremes. Wormholes in lower page corners throughout text with only minor effect on text. Text unmarked. Sold "as-is."

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