Titre : Fables de la Fontaine.
Éditeur : Paris: La Bonne Compagnie, 1946, limited edition 1576 of 3500 (the first 50 in a special edition with an original watercolour); rebound in half leather, brown calf with nine bands in a contemporary design, brown marbled paper boards, brown marbled endpapers (smaller pattern) gilt titles, top edge gilt, ribbons, spine of original softcover bound in volume two, two full page watercolours and small coloured illustrations in text; Vol I 207 pp., Vol II 259 pp.
Date d'édition : 1946
Reliure : Hardcover
Illustrateur : /Nathalie Parain, illustrator.
Edition : 1st Edition
CONDITION: Very Good; in elegant script, a lovely quoted verse to the recipient Paris 1963 on one of three blank pages following the endpaper, essentially unread, tight in binding with white pages. Vol. I , bottom edge scuffed to white, all corners worn to card, calf spine perfect; Vol II, same with less corner wear but with grating to 1/4" along rear joint of spine removing polished layer of leather. (Trés bon etat) Children's foreign language. French hardback. A beautiful set with peaceful pictures of the French countryside published just after the war. ABE Heritage Seller since 1996; conservative AB condition grading. We ship all our books in cardboard protection. International shipping. /Nathalie Parain, illustrator. N° de réf. du libraire 17593
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ABN: Columbia Basin Books
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