c.1897 - The Fables of Jean De La Fontaine
Translated into English Verse By Walter Thornbury
Illustrated Profusely By Gustavo Dore
c.1897/ Inscription With This Date Noted
Hurst & Company, Publishers
A collection of rhyming stories based on some of Aesop’s and Horace’s fables.
Brown cloth with black stamping & silver detail to cover and spine, illustrated frontispiece, binding tight, partial crack of inside front gutter though covers secure, some yellowing of pages, light foxing to page edges, some rubbing to boards, 557pp.
Rare Book with stunning illustrations
Size: 8 1/2” x 11”