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Fables de La Fontaine Imprime par Ordre du Roi pour L'education De Monseigneur
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Rare volume, Fables de La Fontaine. Imprime par Ordre du Roi pour L'education De Monseigneur le Dauphin. Published Paris, De L'imprimerie de Didot L'aine. MDCCLXXXVIII (1788). 482pp. Printed by Order of the King for the Education of Monsignor the Dauphin. Full red calf covers, with gilt, raised bands, gilt decoration on spine, gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, gilt edges. Printed by Didot in a limited edition of 250 copies "from the factory Dervaud and Henry Brothers, Angouleme". The last leaflet with the list of "works printed by order of the king for the education of monseigneur the Dauphin who have appeared so far". 7.5lbs Similar volume sold at auction at Christie's in 2007. phb818 Approx.
Measurements: 9.5" x 12.25" x 2.125".
Domestic Shipping: $25
Condition
Sunned spine, edges, rubbed and some wear to extremities loss to bottom edge of spine. Bookplate on pastedown.
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Fables de La Fontaine Imprime par Ordre du Roi pour L'education De Monseigneur

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000
Jun 12, 2022
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Starting Price $6,000
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Est. $7,000 - $9,000Starting Price $6,000
June 12 2022 Book Auction
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Rare volume, Fables de La Fontaine. Imprime par Ordre du Roi pour L'education De Monseigneur le Dauphin. Published Paris, De L'imprimerie de Didot L'aine. MDCCLXXXVIII (1788). 482pp. Printed by Order of the King for the Education of Monsignor the Dauphin. Full red calf covers, with gilt, raised bands, gilt decoration on spine, gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, gilt edges. Printed by Didot in a limited edition of 250 copies "from the factory Dervaud and Henry Brothers, Angouleme". The last leaflet with the list of "works printed by order of the king for the education of monseigneur the Dauphin who have appeared so far". 7.5lbs Similar volume sold at auction at Christie's in 2007. phb818 Approx.
Measurements: 9.5" x 12.25" x 2.125".
Domestic Shipping: $25
Condition
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Sunned spine, edges, rubbed and some wear to extremities loss to bottom edge of spine. Bookplate on pastedown.

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