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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber E71511

Author Gellert, Christian-F., Gay and Moore] (translated & ed. by Claude F.F. Boulenger de Rivery 1725-1758)
Title FABLES ET CONTES [on half title is added] "Avec un Discours sur la Littérature Allemande."
PlacePub Paris
Publisher Duchesne
Date 1754
Illustrations 70x70mm copperplate illustration to titlepage +3 copperplate vignettes by Eisen engraved by Petre-Martinasie or Aliamet or Sornique.
Description Duodecimo handsome brown wide spined boards red and dark green gilt spine lables and 5 raised bands, marblked endpapers. Nice bookplates of Antoine Danyau (surgeon 1803-1871), G.H. and Hilarii Grésy (sc Alès 1868) lxvii (half-title, title, interesting & learned Discours Préliminaire on the Fable works of Gellert, Gay, Fontaine et al.) +129pp +[14]pp Explication des Vignettes, Avis de l'Editeur, Table & Privilege. *First French translation of the Fables of Gellert, Gay and Moore (Cohen col.182 "Edition originale et premier tirage sur papier verge").
Booknumber E71511
Price Price: GBP 130.00 or USD 168.00
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