LA FONTAINE (Jean de).

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LA FONTAINE (Jean de).
Fables choisies mises en vers. Paris, Desaint et Saillant, Durand, 1755-1759. 4 volumes in-folio, tortoiseshell calf, triple fillet, ornate spine, red and green parts, interior lace, gilt edges (period binding). Superb edition, illustrated with a frontispiece featuring a portrait of La Fontaine, and 275 hors-texte figures by Jean-Baptiste Oudry engraved in intaglio by the best artists of the period. The plate for the fable Le Singe et le léopard is in the first edition, before the inscription. Joints restored and dried out.
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