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Les Fables de la Fontaine

Author:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Illustrator:
J. J. Grandville (French, Nancy 1803–1847 Vanves)
Publisher:
H. Fournier, Ainé
Date:
1839
Medium:
Wood engraving
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Jane Erdmann Whitney, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1145.33.1-.2
Not on view
Inscription: upper right of first blank page (vol. 1 & 2) : "To mother for a happy / christmas from / Father and / the White People / Christmas 1924

Marking: inside front cover (vol. 1 & 2): bookplate of Georgiana T. W. Erdmann
The Estate of Jane Erdman Whitney; Donor: The Estate of Jane Erdman Whitney
Leon Carteret Le Trésor du Bibliophile Romantique et Moderne, 1801-1875. Leon Carteret, Paris, 1927, Gordon Ray, II, 270 , pp. III, 357-258.

Gordon Norton Ray The Art of the French Illustrated Book (1790-1914). Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982, Carteret, III, 357-358, II, p. 270.



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