LA FONTAINE

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LA FONTAINE
Tales and news in verse. Amsterdam (Paris), 1762. 2 vol. in-12, red morocco of the period, triple gilt fillet in the frame, smooth spine decorated, green title and tomaison piece, inner roulette, gold-dominated paper endpapers, red slices, minute rubbing on the cover of volume I.
Cohen 562.
Famous edition of the Fermiers généraux, published at their expense, and Eisen's masterpiece; it is illustrated with the portrait of La Fontaine after Rigaud, the portrait of Eisen after Vispré, 4 vignettes and 53 culs-de-lampe by Choffard, and 80 engravings after Eisen. Let us mention the figure of the "Case of Consciousness", rare because it was discovered, and the "Devil of Panefiguière" covered. First print run, complete with notice to the binder.
A few scattered freckles, Volume I p. 117, trace of pale wetness. Binding of great freshness
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