Work Description

Jean de La Fontaine, Contes et Nouvelles en vers (vol 1 and 2), G. Richard et C ie, Imprimeurs – Éditeurs, Paris – 1883

Copy n. 819 of an edition of 1100

Two french-style bindings sewn on five laced-on cords. Covered in full terracotta leather by Harmatan. Yellow and scarlet leather on-lay. Red and real gold foil tooling. Chemises with gold title on the spine. Hosted in a clam-shell box