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Fables, 18th and 19th Century, Four Titles in Five Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Fables, 18th and 19th Century, Four Titles in Five Volumes. Including: Dryden's Fables Ancient and Modern, London: Tonson, 1700, folio; Faerno's Fables in English and French Verse, London: for Du Bosc, sold by Davis, 1741, octavo; Fables de la Fontaine, avec un Nouveau Commentaire par Coste, Paris: Le Prieur, 1807, in two octavo volumes; [and] Fontaine's Fables, illustrated by Dore, London & New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galbin, [n.d.]. (5)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Fontaine, Fable, Fiction, Jacob Tonson, Jean de La Fontaine, La Fontaine's Fables, Literature, London, Paris

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