The Fables of La Fontaine

London & New York: J. C. Nimmo and Bain, 1884. hardcover in full black leather. Thick quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Gilt top edge. Corners bumped. Some wear to joints. 2 inch tear in leather joint at lower front board, and a one inch tear at top joint. First and last hinge reinforced with green tape. Gift inscription on a card glued in on the first pastedown. Black leather with gilt boirder detailing at edges on both sisdes of the boards. though the title page notes 24 illustrations, this is the extra illustrated edition with 50 attractive, detailed b&w etchings by Delierre. Good. Item #19249

Price: $300.00

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