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DE LA FONTAINE, Jean "Fables Choisies" [Michel Bonnefoy, 1738]

DE LA FONTAINE, Jean "Fables Choisies" [Michel Bonnefoy, 1738]

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"Fables Choisies de M. de La Fontaine Traduites en Vers Latins, et Autres Pieces de Poesie Latines et Francoises" by Jean de La Fontaine [Michel Bonnefoy, 1738]. 288pp. Leather bound with 5 raised bands, gilt spine titling, and hand-marbled French curl endpapers in the classic blue/yellow/pink motif. Ex libris inscription from 1757 from someone in the Villeblanche family (can’t decipher first name). Handsome small, bilingual single volume edition of La Fontaine’s “Fables” in French and Latin. Book has slight yawn, the bottom inch of the back spine edge has pulled away, and there are several small instances of dampstain along the bottom 1/4 inch of a handful of pages throughout; nothing obscuring the text. Overall, Good condition.

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