The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine. Monograph by Frances J. Brewer. With a leaf from the memorial edition of the Fables Choisies, illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Oudry and printed in Paris by Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1755-59.
by [Plantin Press] Jean de LA FONTAINE (1621-1695); BREWER, Frances J.
Los Angeles:: Dawson's Book Shop, 1964., 1964. Folio. [viii], 7,  pp. ORIGINAL PRINTED LEAF [depicting the cat & mouse fable] with engraved illustration laid in front pocket, title printed in red and black, title-page vignette, bibliog. Plain gray wrappers, printed paper spine label. Slip case cover with marbled paper. Occidental bookplate. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 125 copies printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. "I EMPLOY ANIMALS TO MAKE MERE MEN WISE".
(Inventory #: B2790)
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