The Fables of La Fontaine. Translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.

By: LA FONTAINE: DORE, Gustave: THORNBURY, Walter:

Price: £300.00

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Large Hardback, 12.5 x 10 inches. Dark green full morocco leather binding, gilt lettering to red leather label, raised banding and gilt decorations to spine, gilt paneled and decorated boards, with gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some handling marks to boards, extremities rubbed. Some bumps to corners and edges of boards. Some light foxing to endpapers. Binders stamp to front corner “Hayday & Co.” Inside pages all clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. Beautifully bound. 839pp. Illustrated with full page B&W plates and smaller text illustrations and decorations by Gustave Dore.

Title: The Fables of La Fontaine. Translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.

Author Name: LA FONTAINE: DORE, Gustave: THORNBURY, Walter:

Categories: Illustrated Books,

Publisher: London, Cassell Petter & Galpin, no date ca1880:

Seller ID: 82849

Keywords: Illustrated Books LA FONTAINE: DORE, Gustave: La Fontaine’s Fables, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Cassell Petter & Galpin, ca1880, leather, fine binding, illustrated, morals, morality, ethics,