Jean de la Fontaine

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In 24. Dim. 14x9,5 cm. Pp. CXII+136, (4)+256. Edizione del 1799 di questa celebre raccolta di fiabe dello scrittore francese Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1695). La Fontaine scrisse tra il 1668-1678 243 favole in versi, la gran parte delle quali vedono come protagonisti animali antropomorfi e che contengono una morale alla fine. Questa edizione è formata da due tomi ed è completa. All'inizio la vita di La Fontaine, vita di Esopo. Alla fiabe seguono "Philemon et Baucis", "Les filles de Minèe", "La matrone d'Ephese", "Belphegor", "Adonis", "Imitations d'Anacreon". Piccola vignetta decorativa. Bella copertina in mezza pelle ottocentesca con titolo e decorazioni in oro al dorso. Sguardie marmorizzate. In buone condizioni generali e completo.Copertina in mezza pelle con titolo su tassello e decorazioni in oro in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini, piatti e dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. Pagine in buone condizioni con fioriture. Piccolo segno di tarlo al margine destro da pag. 117 a 204 e al margine superiore di pag. 167 senza perdita di testo. Edition of 1799 of this famous collection of tales by the french writer Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1695). La Fontaine wrote between 1668-1678 243 tales in rhymes, the greatest part of them have as main carachters anthropomorphal animals containing a moral at the end. This edition is made up of two tomes and it is complete. In the first part the life of La Fontaine, then the life of Aesop. At the end of the volume "Philemon et Baucis", "Les filles de Minèe", "La matrone d'Ephese", "Belphegor", "Adonis", "Imitations d'Anacreon". Little decorative vignette. Beautiful half leather cover of XIX century with golden title and decorations in the spine. Marbled endpages. In good conditions and complete Half leather cover with title on leather label and golden decorations in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges, plates and spine. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings. Little worming in the right edge from pag. 117 until 204 and in the upper edge of pag. 167 with no loss of text. Bookseller Inventory # 11155

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Publication Date: 1799

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