Jean de LA FONTAINE / LA BRUYÈRE / PERRAULT... - Lot 369 - Morel de Westgaver

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Jean de LA FONTAINE / LA BRUYÈRE / PERRAULT... - Lot 369 - Morel de Westgaver
Jean de LA FONTAINE / LA BRUYÈRE / PERRAULT - Lot of 6 volumes. - LA BRUYÈRE - The Characters. Reprint of the 1696 edition. Preceded by an introduction by Louis Lacour and published by D. Jouaust. Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1872-1873. 2 volumes in-8, 225 x 140 mm, half taupe morocco with corners, spine decorated with five gilt beaded nerves, gilt head, covers not kept. Portrait in frontispiece. - Jean de LA FONTAINE - Contes et nouvelles en vers. Paris, A. Barraud, 1874. 2 volumes in-8, 225 x 140 mm, blue chagrin, boards decorated with gilt fillets and fleurons, spines with four gilt beaded bands, gilt edges, covers preserved (spines uniformly faded, the upper board and the first 3 pages of volume I slightly soiled and partially unbound, trace of paper clip on the frontispiece). Portraits of La Fontaine and Charles Eisen and 83 engravings outside the text. Reprint of the Fermiers Généraux edition (Amsterdam, 1762). The publisher has attached to the 82 engravings, 3 plates refused. Edition of 1004 copies. Vicaire, IV, 917. Scattered foxing. - Charles PERRAULT - Les Contes de fées, en prose et en vers. New edition revised and corrected on the original editions, and preceded by a critical letter by Ch. Giraud. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1864. In-8, 205 x 125 mm, red chagrin boards, spine decorated with five nerves, initial "M" at the bottom of the upper board, gilt edges. Frontispiece, headbands. Printed at 400 numbered copies (n° 18). Nice copy with large margins. PERRAULT - The Tales. With notice, notes and variants and a study on the origins and their mythical meaning by Frédéric DILLAYE. Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1880. In-12, 200 x 125 mm, later binding half green morocco with corners, spine decorated with four nerves, gilt head, cover kept (binding faded). Text in a red frame. Copy with a suite of 13 etchings including 1 portrait and 1 frontispiece engraved by L. Monziès after Henri Pille. Vicaire, II, 682. A fresh copy. TOGETHER 6 VOLUMES.
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