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La morale en action des Fables de La Fontaine / [1er et 2me], livraison.

Title
La morale en action des Fables de La Fontaine / Collection de vignettes dessinées par Henry Monnier, et gravées par Thompson. [1er et 2me], livraison.
Author
Monnier, Henri Bonaventure, 1805-1877.
Publication
Paris : Perrotin, éditeur, 1830.

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. French 1830Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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16 l. illus.; 27cm.
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  • Vicaire: Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siècle, V, 1126-1127. Brivois, p. 286-287. Champfleury: Monnier, 385. Marie: Monnier, p. 267, no. 799.
  • Cover-title; livraison numbering in ms.
  • first published (l. 1-8 only) by Urbain Canel in 1828. Perrotin intended to publish 8 parts, each containing 8 leaves. No more published.
  • Comprises 16 small wood engravings by J. Thompson after H. Monnier, each with printed caption and quotation from La Fontaine. Title vignette.
  • With bookplate (with motto: Librorum flos illibatus) signed: Po. Gir. 94.
  • Binding, by V. Champs, of three-fourths brown morocco, gilt, with marbled paper sides. Original green paper covers bound in.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1830
Author
Monnier, Henri Bonaventure, 1805-1877.
Title
La morale en action des Fables de La Fontaine / Collection de vignettes dessinées par Henry Monnier, et gravées par Thompson. [1er et 2me], livraison.
Imprint
Paris : Perrotin, éditeur, 1830.
Added Author
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695. Fables.
Thompson, John, 1785-1866, wood engr.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1830
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