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Author: Jouve, Paul; Fontaine, Jean
Title: Fables de Jean de La Fontaine illustrees par Paul Jouve.
Price: 1450.00 including postage and packing within UK
Publishers: Gonin et Cie Paris 1929
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Original vellum chemise with ties, housed in cloth-backed slip-case, plates loose with wraps. Number 65 of 150 copies, signed by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontis wrap, 12 full page plates, many further illustrations to text. Engraved on wood by Perrichon after Paul Jouve, ornaments and initials by F.-L. Schmied. All printed in brilliant colour and gold. A little typical discolouration to vellum. Frontis wrap somewhat foxed, but contents clean with light wear only.
Book Reference: 13212


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