Title Fables choisies, mises en verse par J. de La Fontaine.
Edition First Edition
Publisher Paris Chez Desaint & Saillant et Durand 1755-9
Seller ID 730
In four volumes. xxx, xviii, 124pp; ii, 135pp; iv, 146pp; ii, 188pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, sides ruled in gold, spines with raised bands, elaborately decorated with gold floral motifs, calf labels lettered in gold. With 275 plates with engravings, head-pieces and tail-pieces. Second state with the words Le Leopard on the banner. Two small stains to the fore edge of two of the volumes, rear joint of volume three partially split at spine, light wear to extremities, a few scuffs to leather. A bright, very good+ set. ; Folio