The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: The Admirable Crichton. Stephen Gooden.
The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: The Admirable Crichton

Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for Fontaine's Fables

The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: The Admirable Crichton.

London: William Heinemann, 1931.

Gooden, Stephen. One of a small number of proofs issued separately from the book. Original proof, final state, signed and dated by the artist, of this line engraving for the Heinemann edition of Fontaine, translated by Sir Edward Marsh. 1 vols. 3 3/4 x 3 inches, plus margins. Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for Fontaine's Fables. Very faint foxing, mostly in margin, else fine Campbell Dodgson 91. Item #14258

A fine proof of the vignette appearing in Volume II, page 214.
This highly praised two-volume edition of Fontaine was limited to 525 copies.

Price: $150.00