Paris: Les éditions G. Crès et Cie, 1922.
No. 59 of 360 copies printed on Grand Vergé de Rives. Frontispiece portraits of La Fontaine and Eisen from contemporary engravings, with 83 engraved plates from the originals by Eisen, and with numerous wood engraved head- and tailpieces by P. Baudier after the original drawings by Eisen. Text xxviii, 355, ;384, pp. 2 vols. Samll 8vo. La Fontaine with Eisen Plates. Bound in three quarter pale blue morocco and marbled paper boards, gilt spines, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in. A beautiful copy Item #54644
A superb edition featuring the original exquisite Eisen plates, an improved text, beautiful paper, fine typography, a pleasing overall design in a leather binding to match.
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