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Fables d'Esope. Dediées au Premier Consul Bonaparte. Écrites par Guillaume Montfort. Gravées par Beaublé. by Aesop - Hardcover - 1801 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 25-004)

Fables d'Esope. Dediées au Premier Consul Bonaparte. Écrites par Guillaume Montfort. Gravées par Beaublé.

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Fables d'Esope. Dediées au Premier Consul Bonaparte. Écrites par Guillaume Montfort. Gravées par Beaublé.

by Aesop

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  • Hardcover
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Paris: Chez Basset, 1801. Folio, modern ½ shagreen spine and corners and marbled boards; spine with gilt ornaments. Title page expertly restored. Fine copy of a ve ry beautiful edition of Aesop's fables, entirely engraved: title page and nineteen leaves. A profile of Bonaparte appears at the top of the title page, flanked by Fortune, who crowns him, and the Fren ch rooster; at the bottom, a lion, dog and horse cavort. Each leaf bears a vignette above the text of the fable followed by its moral lesson and below the text, a lovely calligraphic arabesque usually incorporating an animal. The vignettes are by Laurent Guyot, and the engravings of the leaves by Beaublé or Bariolle. Rare. . Leather and Boards. Fine.. Illus. by Laurent Guyot. Folio.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
25-004
Title
Fables d'Esope. Dediées au Premier Consul Bonaparte. Écrites par Guillaume Montfort. Gravées par Beaublé.
Author
Aesop
Illustrator
Laurent Guyot
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chez Basset
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1801
Keywords
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS & CHILDREN'S CHILDREN'S, AESOP, FINE BINDINGS, BONAPARTE
Size
Folio

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Glossary

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...[more]
vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
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