Item #257753 La Fontaine’s Tales: Imitated in English Verse. Jean de La Fontaine.
La Fontaine’s Tales: Imitated in English Verse
La Fontaine’s Tales: Imitated in English Verse

Extra-Illustrated with Plates by Duplessis-Bertaux in Two States

La Fontaine’s Tales: Imitated in English Verse.

London: C. Chapple, 66 Pall-Mall, 1814.

First full English verse edition. Extra-illustrated with two frontispiece portraits of La Fontaine in volume I, portrait of Jean Duplessis-Bertaux in volume II and 76 engarvings by Duplessis-Bertaux in two states (in contemporary color and uncolored). xxii, 286; [ii], 360 pp. 2 vols. 12mo. Extra-Illustrated with Plates by Duplessis-Bertaux in Two States. Bound in later 19th-century three-quaters brown morocco, a.e.g., fine Item #257753

The first complete verse translation of La Fontaine’s Tales in English, extra-illustrated with 76 plates by Duplessis-Bertaux in colored and uncolored states.

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